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LOOKING FOR A ‘DO OVER’ WITH CRISPR

Food industry groups are hoping for to push the reset button with consumers on the newest genetic technology, CRISPR. Trying to get ahead of the negative press that’s plagued earlier technology, like GMOs, industry groups have joined forces to form the Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture. (NPR’s The Salt)

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SEED COMPANIES JUMP INTO GENE EDITING

Monsanto and DuPont are betting that gene editing technology will help farmers increase yields, and hopefully, reset a long-running debate over genetically engineered seeds. Executives say they’re working to introduce the technology to consumers in a way that doesn’t stoke the same fears as earlier biotech advances. “There’s a big piece of this that is… read more

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