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November 9, 2021

Arsenic-safe rice earns IRRI finalist status in global food systems challenge

September 23, 2021

Glyphosate - European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) launch consultations

July 20, 2021

Burkina Faso begins the journey toward SAFEVEG - Healthy, locally produced vegetables will soon be part of markets and meals in the West African country

July 13, 2021

Safety verification of genetically modified rice morphology, hereditary nature, and quality (Environmental Sciences Europe)

May 18, 2021

Self-test for allergens in food
Zelftest voor allergenen in etenswaren

May 11, 2021

European Food Safety Authority - Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for thiabendazole in various crops

May 6, 2021

USA - First-ever food safety standard for indoor produce launched (Greenhouse Grower)

May 3, 2021

Kenya - Crackdown on maize from Uganda still on (The Standard)

April 16, 2021

Produce Safety Alliance offers training in new languages

New zinc-fortified wheat set for global expansion to combat malnutrition (Reuters)

April 15, 2021

European Union - Pesticides in food: latest figures published

April 7, 2021

Organic composts may help farmers prevent foodborne disease outbreaks

March 15, 2021

Solving the aflatoxin problem in Africa requires a holistic approach
Oplossen aflatoxineprobleem in Afrika vraagt holistische benadering

February 23, 2021

Another option for consumers who prefer healthy, natural foods - Bonduelle launches new line of vegetables tested for pesticide residues (Fresh Plaza)

February 18, 2021

Japan GM food safety update: Transgenic soy, rapeseed have no impact on biodiversity even after 15 years – government study
Datos de 15 años del cultivo de colza y soja MG en Japón confirman que no tienen efectos sobre la biodiversidad

February 4, 2021

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant project aims to improve food safety testing for leafy greens

Some food contamination starts in the soil

February 2, 2021

The best kind of GMOs: wheat and peanuts that are less allergenic (Laboratory Equipment)

January 27, 2021

Biotech company Ukko secures USD 40 million in Series B funding led by Leaps by Bayer to overcome food allergies and sensitivities

January 19, 2021

New heat method kills pathogens with minimal damage to plants

January 4, 2021

Agritech startup qZense raises INR 4.5 Cr seed investment led by Venture Catalysts (Entrepreneur)

December 22, 2020

European Food Safety Authority - Pest categorisation of beet necrotic yellow vein virus

December 17, 2020

Europeans prioritise taste, food safety and cost over sustainability concerns when purchasing food

November 24, 2020

Brasil - V Workshop DSV, ABCSEM-MAPA - Sanidade vegetal insumos agricolas

October 16, 2020

Schweiz - Sehr tiefes Deoxynivalenol-Belastungsniveau bei Getreide
Suisse - Très faible niveau de contamination en déoxynivalénol des céréales

United Kingdom - Academic institutions unite to transform the UK's food systems - New £5 million-plus training centre will produce the food experts of tomorrow

September 21, 2020

CGIAR-IITA and the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) to work towards producing aflatoxin-free grain for health and trade

September 11, 2020

Science says yes: Experts defend nutritional benefits of Golden Rice in wake of anti-GM protests (Food Navigator)
Expertos defienden los beneficios del arroz dorado tras protestas contra los transgénicos (ChileBio)

September 8, 2020

Growing sustainable markets - Nuseed continues to evolve from a trusted seed company into an innovative global solutions provider

More than increased supply: A sustainable supply - Nuseed Omega-3 Canola aligns with Sustainable Development Goals



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