• Health Canada: Gene-Edited Crops are Safe

    6 days ago - By ISAAA

    Health Canada has declared that gene-edited crops are safe. Health Canada launched a public consultation for the Proposed new guidance for Novel Food Regulations focused on plant breeding on March 25 and closes on May 24, 2021.The consultation proposes new rules that will deal with plant breeding innovations, including gene-edited crops. However, a...
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  • New Heat Sensing Gene to Help Crops Battle Climate Change

    6 days ago - By ISAAA

    Researchers from the University of California Riverside discovered the second gene involved in temperature sensing in plants that could promote food security amidst climate change.The researchers modified a completely temperature-insensitive mutant Arabidopsis to make it reactive to temperature again. Upon examining the genes of the ...
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