TechNyou carry great story about GM wheat: the story of our daily bread |

GM wheat: the story of our daily bread | TechNyouBY JASON MAJORTECHNYOU (reproduced here by kind permission of TechNyou)Australian consumers will soon be eating GM bread that has never been proven safe, according to Greenpeace.Greenpeace have lately been rattling the…

The EFSA is doing traceback of E. coli contaminated fenugreek seeds imported into the EU. Preston and Tribe do traceback with plagiarised junk science.

The European food safety authority is currently tracing the sources and distribution of allegedly deadly E. coli contaminated fenugreek seeds originating in Egypt which have been implicated in several different outbreaks of severe pathogenic E. coli infections occurring these last weeks in…

Deadly Choices — Junk science costs lives

Most of the time scientists can rely on publications that go through the careful critical review by other scientists. But sometimes papers get rushed through to publication, and there can be hasty, even harmful decisions made by journal editors. On…

Long dialogue between stakeholders about genetically modified wheat starts in Australia

GM wheat — step by stepAgrifood Awareness Australia.Media Release Dec 8th 2010International grains industry leaders are building-up their consideration of the market and trade requirements that will underpin the commercialisation of GM wheat.In parallel to the global R&D program to…

Australian genetics group open up new avenues to salt-tolerant rice

Improved Salinity Tolerance of Rice Through Cell Type-Specific Expression of [sodium pump] AtHKT1This work presents an important step in the development of abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants via targeted changes in mineral transport.Previously, cell type-specific expression of AtHKT1;1, a…

American-Australian breeding companies collaborate on wheat biotechnology

26 August 2010INTERGRAIN AND MONSANTO ANNOUNCE NEW WHEAT BREEDING COLLABORATIONPress ReleaseMonsanto and IntergrainMonsanto to share technology, germplasm with Australian breeding leader; makes equity investmentInterGrain Pty Ltd and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a technology collaboration agreement expected to lead…

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