Biotechnology and Genomics in the News

Biotechnology and Genomics In the News

2017

Using Genetics to Select for Healthier Cattle, Angus Media, March 7, 2017

Non-Browning Apples and Hornless Cows, National Review, March 7, 2017

Identifying the Genetic Blueprint for Healthier Cattle, SoAR Foundation, March 2, 2017

Report Highlights BRD Study, Cattle Network, March 2, 2017

Glimpse of the Future: Genetics to select for healthier cattle, The Cattle Business Weekly, March 1, 2017

Gene Editing Can Produce Hornless Cows and Boost Livestock Production – Here’s How, Tech Times, February 21, 2017

Gene editing mulled for improving livestock, Phys.org, February 21, 2017

Changes to Chickens and More, GenomeWeb, February 21, 2017

Genetically modified cows without horns are created to make the countryside safer, Daily Mail, February 20, 2017

British Cattle Breeders’ Club Conference Overview, Stackyard, February 20, 2017

DNA 4 Dinner, Farm to Table Talk Podcast, February 18, 2017

Gene Editing Can Complement Traditional Food-Animal Improvement”, UC Davis News, February 17, 2017

Directing Nature? Gene Editing Offers Big Potential, Beef Magazine, February 16, 2017

Will Genetically Engineered Animals Finally Bring Home the Bacon”, Forbes, February 15, 2017

Santa Cruz Food Chain Radio Show at KSCO, February 11, 2017

The FDA’s Newly Proposed GMO Rules Are Nonsense, Gizmodo, January 24, 2017

Gene-edited animals face US regulatory crackdown, Nature News, January 19, 2017

The Not-so-Obvious Signs of Calfhood Respiratory Disease, Dairybusiness, January 11, 2017

UC Davis’ Alison Van Eenennaam’s deep dive into the latest Seralini GMOs-Are-Dangerous Paper, Genetic Literacy Project, January 9, 2017

Genetic Engineering’s New Age, Transgenic News, January 3, 2017

2016

Are these genetically engineered cows the future of medicine?, The Verge, December 5, 2016

Food is already genetically altered, ANR News Blog, November 29, 2016

Researcher: Gene Editing Can Improve Animal Welfare, Brownfield, November 22, 2016

Genetic Dehorning, USDA Interview, November 2, 2016

Scientists develop a hornless Holstein using ‘gene editing’. Are you ready to eat it?, PRI, October 30, 2016

Genetically Engineered Animals Could Ease World Hunger, AgWeb, October 21, 2016

Alison Van Eenennaam v Jennifer Kuzma: How should hornless cows and gene editing be regulated, Genetic Literacy Project, October 20, 2016

For Hornless Cows, GenomeWeb, October 17, 2016

Scientists Develop a Hornless Cow Through Gene Editing, National Public Radio – Science Friday, October 14, 2016

Bio-engineered news, Sacramento News and Review, September 22, 2016

 Panera is now serving ‘clean’ bacon – does that mean all other bacon is ‘dirty’?, Food.mic, September 22, 2016

‘Non-GMO’ milk label angers some farmers,  San Francisco Chronicle, September 22, 2016

Gene-editing: Improved animal welfare and food security? Agricultural with Dr. Lindsay, September 13, 2016

The Age of Genetically Engineered Animals Has Arrived, KeenDomains, September 12, 2016

Gene-editing tool could improve animal welfare and food security, Progressive Dairyman, September 12, 2016

Education Begins with Transparency, Today’s Farmer, September 1, 2016

Cloning gives man’s best friend a second chance, The Star, August 30, 2016

Anti-GMO group USRTK attacks UC Davis scientists while refusing to answer questions about own anti-vaccination links, Mark Lynas blog, August 22, 2016

Studies show safety of GMOs, Capital Press, August 18, 2016

Sonoma County Alliance Opposition to the Sonoma County Transgenic Contamination Ordinance, Sonoma County Alliance, August 16, 2016

Are GMOs harmful?, Tri-County Times, July 19, 2016

Are GMOs safe to eat? Science says yes, Fitbit blog, July 12, 2016

Biotech goats, humans with wings and black ice cream, CAST blog, July 11, 2016

Spilled Milk, Undark magazine, June 30, 2016

AgriPulse Open Mic, June 12, 2016

What’s the value of genomics in heifer selection?, BEEF magazine, June 8, 2016

Optimism Abounds At AFAN Annual Meeting, KTIC Radio, November 29, 2016

Here’s How Your Thanksgiving is Genetically Altered, BuzzFeed, November 23, 2016 In the United States raised polled calves, Agro2b, June 8, 2016

Gene editing to create hornless cattle, Farming Today, BBC Radio 4, Jun 6, 2016

Editing how cattle breeding is done, Wyatt Bechtal, AgWeb, June 3, 2016

Alison Van Eenennaam: Confirming GE Safety, Cornell Alliance for Science, June 1, 2016

From hardy pigs to super-crops, gene editing poses new EU dilemma, Drovers Cattle Network, May 26, 2016

Scientists breed hornless cows by gene-editing, Reporting Science, May 18, 2016

Cows made hornless through gene-editing, with no off-target effects, NC State University/A&T State University Cooperative Extension Ag BioTech, May 16, 2016

Cows with horns may soon be a relic of farming’s painful past, Kevin Loria, Tech Insider, May 12, 2016

Gene edited hornless cows improve animal welfare but regulatory fate unclear, Genetic Literacy Project, May 11, 2016

Gene editing makes cows without horns, with no apparent negative effects, Popular Science, May 11, 2016 

Gene-edited cattle produce no horns, Science magazine, May 10, 2016 

Cows made hornless through gene-editing, with no off-target effects, Genetic Expert News Service, May 10, 2016

Genetically Engineered Hornless Dairy Calves, The Scientist, May 10, 2016 

Berlin Gallery Weekend roundup: Aleksandra Domanovic ‘Bulls Without Horns’ at Tanya Leighton, Mousse Magazine, May 8, 2016

Cows with horns may soon be a relic of farming’s painful past, CapitalDom, May 6, 2016

CRISPR: Not Just a Drawer in the Fridge, Best Food Facts, May 6, 2016

Polled (Hornless) – occurs naturally but now can be achieved by GM (Genetic Modification), Dairy Crossbreeding, May 2, 2016

Aleksandra Domanovic and Spencer Lowell photography, gallery show in Berlin April 29 – June 25, 2016 

Understanding Genetically Engineered Salmon, Best Food Facts, April 29, 2016

Panorama on Gene Editing, documentary, BBC News, filming April 28, 2016, aired June 6, 2016 on BBC One

Gene Editing Takes on Polling and Pneumonia, FG Insight, April 28, 2016

PRRS-resistant gene editing shows promise to industry, National Hog Farmer, April 25, 2016

Hopes grow for gene-editing, CountryGuide, April 22, 2016

Genetic Engineering: What You Need To Know About the Science and Current Policy Issues, PMA, April 20, 2016

Polled genetics set for release, Rural News Group, Dairy News, April 16, 2016

How genetic editing will impact your dairy future, Hoard’s Dairyman, April 10, 2016

Genetic Editing Emerges, Beef Today, Early Spring 2015

Bloomberg Best Special: What is CRISPR?, Bloomberg radio, March 30, 2016

False Claims about ‘Frankenfish’, FactCheck.org, March 23, 2016

Editing Animals: Gene editing applications expanding with advancing technology, JAVMA News, March 15, 2016

Welcome to the CRISPR zoo, Nature.com, March 9, 2016

GMO Crops, Farming Magazine, March 7, 2016

Precision Breeding Equals Sustainable Beef Cattle Production, Oklahoma Farm Report, March 7, 2016

Genetic editing and cattle, Canadian Cattlemen: The Beef Magazine, March 1, 2016

Scientists Breed Pigs Resistant to a Devastating Infection Using CRISPR, Scientific American, March 1, 2016

GMOs in Horse Feed: Should You Be Worried? Paulick Report, February 17, 2016

Genetically engineered animals could be coming to a plate near you, The FencePost, February 16, 2016

GMO Next, Farm to Table Talk Podcast, February 11, 2016

Battling BRD with genomics, BEEF magazine, February 8, 2016

Why botched Italian GMO soy study never made science sense, Genetic Literacy Project, January 22, 2016

What Genetically Engineered Animal Will Land On Your Dinner Plate Next?, Co-Exist, January 14, 2016

Evaluating Genomic-Enhanced EPDs: Recent Developments in Technologies and Applications, Western Livestock Journal's North American Bull Guide, January 11, 2016

Selection for cattle that are less susceptible to BRD, Nebraska Cattleman, January, 2016

Genetic selection for cattle health, Bovine Veterinarian, January 6, 2016

2015

Scientists use genetic editing to delete dairy cow horns, ANR News Blog, December 21, 2015

The Year the Food Industry Gave in to Anti-GMO Fear Mongering, The Daily Beast, December 19, 2015

NAS panel tackles - and is tackled by - genome editing in animals, Science Magazine, December 18, 2015

Holy cow! A farmer tries to make a better calf through genomic analysis, The Washington Post, November 30, 2015

Soon, your salmon steak could be hiding a very surprising secret, Ledger Gazetter, November 22, 2015

Is The Freedom of Information Act Stifling Intellectual Freedom?, Forbes, November 21, 2015

Engineered fillets on sale in two years as US approves GM salmon, New Scientist, November 20, 2015

US approves genetically modified salmon for food, The Malaysian Insider, November 20, 2015

Genetically modified salmon approved in US, 3 News New Zealand, November 20, 2015

Genetically modified salmon safe to eat, says US, Your Health Asia One, November 20, 2015

US says genetically modified salmon safe to eat, RTE News, Ireland, November 20, 2015

US food regulator approves genetically modified salmon for human consumption, ABC Australia, November 20, 2015

GMO salmon that proponents call 'sustainable' has environmentalists up in arms, Climate Progress, November 20, 2015

Experts weigh in on consumption of genetically modified salmon, STAT, November 20, 2015

FDA approves GE salmon, voluntary labeling of GE ingredients, Food Safety News, November 20, 2015

In a first, the FDA clears genetically modified salmon for eating - it just took 20 years, Wired.com, November 19, 2015

Anti-GMO groups pledge legal action to block FDA approval of GMO salmon, Huffington Post, November 19, 2015

U.S. approves genetically modified salmon for food, Al Arabiya, November 19, 2015

Genetically modified salmon is safe to eat, FDA says, WCBE, November 19, 2015

Alaska congressional delegation blasts FDA decision to approve 'Frankenfish', KTUU, November 19, 2015

Genetically modified salmon safe to eat, US says, Daily Mail, November 19, 2015

FDA gives AquaBounty GE salmon the green light; anti-GMO activists call for consumer boycott, Foodnavigator-usa.com, November, 19 2015

Genetically modified salmon is safe to eat and can be sold in U.S., FDA says, Today.com, November, 19 2015

US clears genetically modified salmon for human consumption, Reuters, November, 19 2015

Legal, PR battles commence to block FDA approved GMO salmon from dinner plate, Genetic Literacy Project, November, 19 2015

Genetically modified salmon OK'd, opponents object, San Francisco Chronicle, November, 19 2015

FDA Oks GM salmon, The Scientist, November, 19 2015

US approves genetically modified salmon for food, Bangkok Post, November, 19 2015

US clears genetically modified salmon for human consumption, The Irish Times, November, 19 2015

US approves genetically modified salmon for food, BBC News, November, 19 2015

Genetically modified salmon is safe to eat and can be sold in U.S., FDA says, NBC News, November, 19 2015

This genetically modified fish is coming to a grocery store near you, Tech Insider, November, 19 2015

Genetically modified salmon safe to eat, US says, Yahoo News, November, 19 2015

Salmon is first transgenic animal to win US approval for food, Nature News, November, 19 2015

Activists Target Biotech, Progressive Farmer, November, 2015

Pet micro pigs? Chinese biotech firm says it will sell very small swine, Los Angeles Times, October 5, 2015

87% of consumers globally think non-GMO is 'healthier'. But where's the evidence? Food Navigator - USA, August 31, 2015

Genetic and management approaches to reduce BRD, Progressive Dairyman, August 20, 2015

Dairy and Beef Cattle Genomics with Alison Van Eenennaam, ThinkTech Hawaii, July 31, 2015

Genetic improvement for the beef herd: Focus on eBEEF.org, Drover's Cattle Network, July 29, 2015

eBEEF.org: A website dedicated to beef cattle genetics, Drover's Cattle Network, July 7, 2015

Engineering Hornless Cows, Talking Biotech Podcast, June 14, 2015

Measuring Genetic Susceptibility to Disease, Angus Journal, June 10, 2015

The days of guesswork in cattle breeding are gone, ANR News Blog, June 5, 2015

Researcher Says Selective Cattle Breeding is Good for the Planet, Capital Public Radio, June 5, 2015

We could select for healthier calves, Hoard's Dairyman, June, 2015

Insights on GMO Detection, Lab Manager Magazine, May 1, 2015

TRNN Debate: Are GMOs Safe? the RealNews.com, May 21, 2015

Genomic-Enhanced EPDs, Frontline Beef Producter 7(1): 30-38, Spring 2015

GMO Feed? Could 33 Million Dairy Cows Be Wrong? DairyTalk, April 17, 2015

Agricultural researchers rattled by demands for documents from group opposed to GM foods, Keith Koor, AAAS Science Magazine, February 11, 2015

2014

GMO Science Vs. Science, Metro Farm Community, "What's Eating What?" with Michael Olson, June 28, 2014

Genomics coming to a cow near you, The Western Producer, February 7, 2014

2013

Food of the future: can 'Frankenfish' survive politics? SmartPlanet Blog, July 15, 2013

Scientist testifies against GE fish ban, label bill, Capital Press, March 21, 2013

2012

Livestock revolution video wins national prize, Western Farm Press, June 14, 2012

Ag biotech experts say science shows safety of GM crops, The Council for Biotechnology Information, April 18, 2012

Quantity and quality, Drovers Cattle Network, April 11, 2012

Scientists seek traits for bovine respiratory disease, Capital Press, March 1, 2012

Genetics of Disease, National Beef Cattlemen's Association, February 1, 2012

Forbes Takes Down Anti-Science Beliefs at NPR, Science 2.0, February 1, 2012

NPR's Bias Against Genetic Engineering, Forbes, February 1, 2012

2011

Safety Concerns Linger Around Genetically Modified Salmon, NPR, December 12, 2011

Debating Genetically Modified Salmon, Science Friday, December 9, 2011

'Food For Thought' Lecture on engineered salmon, Corvallis Gazette Times, November 7, 2011

Oregon State U Launching Food for Thought Series, Western Farmer-Stockman, October 5, 2011

Genetically-engineered animals could help American farmers, openPR, September 29, 2011

DNA critical point for beef, Farm Weekly, September 21, 2011

Making the most of cattle DNA testing, Farm Weekly, September 19, 2011

Time for beef genomics restructure, The Land, September 18, 2011

15 Years Of FDA Stalling? Anti-Science Beliefs About Genetically Engineered Salmon, Science 2.0, August 6, 2011

Animal scientists protest politicization of GE salmon review, AgraNet, August 5, 2011

Action on genetic salmon urged, UPI, August 5, 2011

GMOs: What to Know, Best Food Facts, August 30, 2011

Shopping for healthy genes, Drovers Cattle Network, July 6, 2011

Regulation blocking genetically engineered food animal development, UC Davis, June 30, 2011

CAST report author sees 'negative effects' from House GE salmon ban, AgraNet, June 21, 2011

CAST paper: GE animals, Drovers Cattle Network, June 20, 2011

New CAST paper examines GE animal regulations, Feedstuffs, June 20, 2011

The Genetics Of Bovine Respiratory Disease, Beef Magazine, June 10, 2011

The value of BRD resistance, Drovers Cattle Network, June 7, 2011

Where in the beef cattle supply chain might DNA tests generate value? SMO Livestock Genomics Conference, May 5, 2011

UC Davis team gets $2.6 million for bovine disease resistance, Daily Democrat, April 11, 2011

Study in Siskiyou County looks at efficacy of DNA testing in beef cattle, The Siskiyou Daily News, January 18, 2011