UK: Release of GE 'Golden Rice' prevented for next 5 years
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has confirmed to Greenpeace that it does not intend to release genetically engineered (GE), so-called 'Golden Rice' into the environment in the near future and that it is likely to take five years even before field trials could be conducted. During a visit to the Philippines based institute this week, the IRRI scientists told Greenpeace that various genetic elements in the 'Golden Rice' need to be changed or removed, in particular its gene construct and an antibiotic resistance gene (1-2). The institute had received the first grains of this GE rice variety for breeding purposes earlier this year.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Nestle India grows with global, digital innovation
- Analysis: Tyson's shrewd investment in Beyond Meat
- How Nestle tackles Indian challenges - interview
- Lamb Weston goes it alone: six things to learn
- Thailand: convenience to continue to thrive
- Mars launches Maltesers in the US
- Bel takes majority stake in MOM Group
- Campbell backs US nutrition start-up Habit
- Mondelez focuses on margins as sales slip
- Nestle's Buitoni to remove GMOs
- The Big 15: Strategies and Priorities of Top Packaged Food Players in Comparison
- Omega-3 in Food and Beverage:Time for a Reboot?
- Packaged Food: Quarterly Statement Q3 2016
- Global Food Packaging: Innovating for Greater Convenience and Quality Image
- Meat Processing in China - Industry Market Research Report