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A new chance for biotechnology: the dawn of ‘Genetically Edited’ fruits

News about so-called ‘genetically edited’ fruits has gone viral since Trends in Biotechnology mentioned them two days ago (13.08.2014.) (1,2,3,4,5) The idea of ‘genetically edited’ is clear: due to the high social distrust and strict international regulations imposed on GM crops, … Continue reading

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PDO, PGI, TSG…. Do you know what you see on the packaging?

I am pretty sure every European citizen has already seen these little golden seals on the packaging of agricultural products and foodstuffs. For example if I look on my kitchen table now, the first thing I see is “Aceto Balsamico di … Continue reading

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Policy coherence and food security

I have read a really interesting article recently, with the title “Policy coherence and food security: The effects of OECD countries’ agricultural policies“ by Jonathan Brooks. I find it really useful, as it is a concised, targeted explanation of how … Continue reading

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