Gene-editing

Rothamsted: Gene editing will speed up ability to test enhanced crops

Rothamsted: Gene editing will speed up ability to test enhanced crops

January 21, 2022

New powers to research gene editing in plants

New powers to research gene editing in plants

New legislation will be put in place to cut unnecessary red tape for gene editing, the Department for Environment, Food...

January 20, 2022

Future regulation of gene editing an important ‘first step’ says NFU

Future regulation of gene editing an important ‘first step’ says NFU

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) vice president Tom Bradshaw has called yesterday’s government announcement regarding the future regulation of gene editing...

September 29, 2021

Eustice sets out plans to ‘unlock the power of gene editing’

Eustice sets out plans to ‘unlock the power of gene editing’

New plans to unlock the power of gene editing to help farmers grow “more resistant, more nutritious, and more productive...

September 29, 2021

Rothamsted Research gives gene editing the ‘thumbs-up’

Rothamsted Research gives gene editing the ‘thumbs-up’

April 15, 2021

‘Gene editing offers huge opportunities for farmers’ – NFU

‘Gene editing offers huge opportunities for farmers’ – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) believes new precision breeding techniques, such as gene editing, could protect crops and animals from...

March 18, 2021

‘Huge mistake’ for government to ‘water down’ gene editing legislation – RSPCA

‘Huge mistake’ for government to ‘water down’ gene editing legislation – RSPCA

The RSPCA has responded to the news that a consultation on gene editing was launched by Environment Secretary George Eustice...

January 8, 2021

Trust in the regulation of biotechnologies is ‘essential for farmers’

Trust in the regulation of biotechnologies is ‘essential for farmers’

Responding to the announcement that the government is to launch a consultation on the future regulation of gene editing, National...

January 7, 2021

Minister Eustice launches consultation on gene editing

Minister Eustice launches consultation on gene editing

Plans to consult on gene editing – which could unlock substantial benefits to nature, the environment and help farmers with crops...

January 7, 2021

Tillage farmers take interest in Nobel Prize winners

Tillage farmers take interest in Nobel Prize winners

Two scientists who developed the CRISPR technique most commonly known as gene-editing were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry last...

October 13, 2020

Gene-editing to be reviewed by EU in 2021

Gene-editing to be reviewed by EU in 2021

At today’s (Wednesday, May 20) adoption of the European Commission’s Farm to Fork Strategy Commissioner Stella Kyriakides stated that the EU...

May 21, 2020