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Plants genetically modified with CRISPR, - are these GMOs?

27 April 2016

Summoned for the first time to comment on a plant that had been genetically modified by CRISPR, the US Department of Agriculture deemed that its administration...

The FDA suspends its authorisation of transgenic salmon

12 February 2016

Despite criticisms from consumer associations (see A transgenic salmon authorised for consumption in the United States), in November 2015, the American Health...

Genetically modified mosquitoes to eradicate malaria

08 December 2015

British scientists at Imperial College London have succeeded in genetically modifying mosquitoes which carry malaria, making them infertile, thanks to the...

A transgenic salmon authorised for consumption in the United States

20 November 2015

On Thursday, the American Health Authorities authorised the consumption of a genetically modified salmon. The decision was taken by the Food and Drug Agency (...

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