Biotechnology and Genomics in the News

Biotechnology and Genomics In the News


Pigs with iron health. Here's how they've been modified to avoid getting sick, Breaking Latest News, March 4, 2024

Applications for Gene Editing — Livestock, Technology Networks, February 28, 2024

Poised to be first widely consumed gene-edited animals, virus-resistant pigs trot toward market, News, February 23 2024

PRRS virus-resistant nucleus herd ready for breeding upon regulatory approval, National Hog Farmer, February 19 2024

CRISPRed Pigs: Precision Porcine Gene Editing Combats PPRS Virus Threat, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, February 14 2024


Using CRISPR to breed bird flu-resistant chickens, iCanadian, November 11 2023

How gene editing could help curb the spread of bird flu, MIT Technology Review, October 10 2023

The Future is CRISPR, Modern Farmer, September 26 2023

First CRISPR-edited salad hits the U.S. market, World, June 29 2023

Gene editing for improved heat tolerance in dairy cows, Poultry World, June 19 2023

FDA’s animal biotech regulatory process slows innovation, AgriPulse, May 31 2023

They were designed to be safer: How de-horned cows created at UC Davis were doomed,, May 29 2023

30% more meat: Switching off just one gene with CRISPR produces animals with larger muscles, Genetic Literacy Project, March 24 2023


'We're in the biotech era': Learn how UC Davis is looking to make cattle and dairy production more sustainable, ABC10, November 30 2022

He’s an outspoken advocate for balance in livestock science. Now he is under attack, Beef Central, November 24 2022

Science communication is key to public acceptance, innovation, Albany, November 26 2022

‘Science doesn’t work through ad hominem attacks’ — UC Davis’ Alison Van Eenennaam challenges NY Times’ unsupported exposé of fellow scientist researching ways to reduce carbon footprint of cattle industry, Genetic Literacy Project Viewpoint, November 4 2022

CAES celebrates 2022 D.W. Brooks award winners, Albany, October 15 2022

Battling BRD: Cattle bred for disease resistance, Western Farm Press, September 15 2022

Is there a future in the US for gene editing in animals? Kevin Folta talks with Alison van Eenennaam about her latest breakthrough research and regulatory hurdles she face, Genetic Literacy Project Podcast, September 9 2022

Why meat and milk from gene-edited hornless cows are safe to eat, Genetic Literacy Project, July 25 2022

Everything you need to know about GMOs and Bioengineering, TrueHealth Podcast, May 5 2022

The Crispr genetic scissor arrives in agriculture, Radio Canada, April 9 2022

No, DNA is NOT a drug—Why the FDA’s continued insistence to regulate gene edited research animals as drugs blocks US-based innovation, Genetic Literacy Project: Viewpoint, March 29 2022

A CRISPR Kitty? Gene Editing Breathes New Life into the Hypoallergenic Cat, GEN, March 28 2022

What are the PRLR-SLICK cattle? Successful Farming, March 26 2022

The CRISPR Children, Episode 4, Conversations with scientists podcasts, March 25 2022

Gene editing could upend the future of factory farming — for better or worse, Vox, March 25 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle receive low-risk determination from FDA, AgNet West, March 18 2022

CRISPR cattle cleared for the first time by FDA, FreeThink, March 15 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, Wisconsin State Farmer, March 8 2022

Regulators clear sale of beef from gene-altered cattle, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, March 8 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle receive regulatory clearance in U.S., LA Times, March 8 2022

Gene edited cows can be sold in the U.S. after being given regulatory approval - designed to have slicker coats to withstand hotter temperatures and improve fat growth, Daily Mail, March 8 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, Chron, March 7 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle given clearance to be sold in US, 1News NZ, March 7 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, Federal News Network, March 7 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, Washington Post, March 7 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, Taiwan News, March 7 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, US News, March 7 2022

Gene-edited beef cattle get regulatory clearance in US, ABC News, March 7 2022

Too much red tape in gene editing says expert, Alberta Farmer, January 13 2022

Cultivated bacon: Is Cultivated Meat a Viable Prospect to Feed the World? UC Davis Magazine, January 10 2022


Genetic editing in livestock faces strong headwinds, FarmTario, December 30 2021

Calif. prof will host science documentary, presentation at FHSU, Hays Post October 30 2021

Gene Editing in Today’s Beef Industry and the Future, Drovers October 20 2021

University Pays Anti-GMO Activist Vandana Shiva To Promote 'Earth Democracy', American Council on Science and Health, October 4 2021

ASA Conference to explore the role of science in driving innovation and addressing challenges in agri-food, Limerick Post August 16, 2021

The Fast Track to Polled Genetics, Dairy Herd Management July 8 2021

Gene Editing for Animal Welfare - Part Two, Ag Information Network April 14, 2021

Gene Editing for Animal Welfare, Ag Information Network April 13, 2021

Comment Period for Regulating Animal Biotech Reopened by USDA, AgNet West March 18, 2021

Viewpoint: Free speech vs science—Should colleges invite anti-GMO speakers they ‘know’ spread misinformation? Genetic Literacy Project March 5, 2021

‘False paradigm’: Pitting organic and conventional farming against each other won’t promote sustainability, says GLP’s Jon Entine at USDA Ag Outlook Forum, Genetic Literacy Project February 23, 2021

Biotech advocate warns of sustainability hurdles, Agri-Pulse February 19, 2021

FDA’s double standard? Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam examines why agency defends GE crops but overregulates GE animals, Genetic Literacy Project Podcast February 2, 2021

Will 2021 be the turning point for food technology? Food Dive January 26, 2021

Can Biden’s USDA bring America’s animal gene-editing rules into the 21st century? Genetic Literacy Project January 18 2021

FDA and USDA Spar Over Genetically-Engineered Animals, Forbes January 15, 2021


USDA looks to end FDA turf war on gene-editing livestock oversight, National Hog Farmer December 29 2020

Meet Cosmo. The bull calf designed to produce 75% male offspring, California Cattleman Magazine December 2020 issue pp 12-13

Can genetic testing for disease resistance reduce BRD in cattle? Beef Magazine, November 19 2020

How do you breed CRISPR cows? A crash course on animal gene editing, Genetic Literary Project video, November 12 2020

The Realities of Gene Editing with CRISPR, NOVA I PBS, September 9 2020

CRISPR in Cattle - Part 2, California Ag Today, August 19 2020

CRISPR in Cattle - Part 1, California Ag Today, August 18 2020

What are the risks and benefits of animal gene editing? Genetic Literacy Project video, August 17 2020

A Crispr Calf Is Born. It's Definitely a Boy, Wired, July 24 2020

Meet Cosmo, a bull calf designed to produce more male offspring, ScienceDaily, July 23 2020

Why it’s wrong to blame livestock farms for coronavirus, The Conversation, May 13 2020

American Livestock Production Sets the Standard for Environmental Impact, AgNet West, April 8 2020

GM cows: Genetically modifying dairy cattle, ABC Television: Landline, March 15 2020

"No big deal": modified cattle in Victoria carried genetic contamination, ABC National Radio AM, March 14 2020    

Mutants or miracles? Australia's GM cows, ABC National Radio Background Briefing, March 15 2020    

Viewpoint: Energy-intensive production, contamination risks threaten to slow lab-grown meat development, Genetic Literacy Project, February 28 2020    

Lab-raised meat faces tough road to market, animal scientist says, Capital Press, February 25 2020

The irrefutable case for animal agriculture, Beef Central, February 24 2020

Viewpoint: Glyphosate causes kidney disease? Debunking anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva’s herbicide junk science, Genetic Literacy Project, February 19 2020    

Viewpoint: Free speech vs science—Should colleges invite anti-GMO speakers they know spread misinformation? Genetic Literacy Project, February 18 2020 

Viewpoint: Fact-checking anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva’s ‘Poison-Free, Fossil-Free’ food lecture, Genetic Literacy Project,   February 10 2020    

Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam explains how the CRISPR gene editing ‘revolution’ can improve our food, Genetic Literacy Project, Jan 13 2020

Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution: An Interview With Livestock Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam, Technology Networks, Jan 6 2020


Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?, Capitol Press, November 14, 2019

Netflix ‘Unnatural Selection’ gene editing miniseries focuses on extreme examples, ignores potential food sustainability impact of CRISPR, Genetic Literacy Project, October 23 2019   

Hornless Genome-Edited Bull Passes Trait to Offspring, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, October 8 2019

A Cow, a Controversy, and a Dashed Dream of More Humane Farms, Wired, October 8 2019    

Episode 4 The Future of Food, UC Davis Unfold Podcast, October 8 2019

Genome-edited bull passes on hornless trait to calves, Science Daily, October 7 2019       

Scientists Used Gene Editing to Create a Bull Without Horns. It Passed the Trait to its Offspring, Discover Magazine, October 7 2019  

Genome-Edited Bull Passes Hornless Gene to Calves, BBC News, October 7, 2019

Using Technology to Promote Food & Environmental Sustainability with Alison Van Eenennaam, Podcast, August 16 2019  

Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Better For The Planet? Here's The Science, 91.7FM KALW, August 13 2019

We're eating this planet to death, Wired, August 8 2019

Grabbing the horns from the bull, Technology Networks, August 5, 2019

Dr. Alison van Eenennaam - Animal Genetics, Food Marketing, and World Hunger, Podcast, July 28 2019

"Food Innovation: GMOs, CRISPR and beyond": Improving Animals through Genetic Innovation, Nebraska Corn Board CornsTalk, July 1 2019

Genetic Editing Eliminates Dairy Cattle Horns, SPLASH Milk Science Update, May 1, 2019

300 scientists say FDA’s plan to regulate CRISPR-edited animals as drugs will effectively shut down innovation, Genetic Literacy Project Viewpoint, April 30, 2019

Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam: The biotech advocate anti-GMO groups ‘love to hate’, Genetic Literacy Project, April 22, 2019


FDA plan to regulate gene-edited animals as drugs will thwart US food innovation, Genetic Literacy Project Viewpoint, April 8, 2019

The science and politics of genetically engineered salmon: 5 questions answered, San Francisco Chronicle, March 27, 2019

A more human livestock industry, brought to you by CRISPR, Wired, March 19, 2019

Scientists Are Fleeing America’s Rules About Gene-Editing Animals,, March 15, 2019

US researchers moving abroad to avoid FDA’s CRISPR-edited animal regulations, Genetic Literacy Project Podcast, March 14, 2019

Bull 'super dads' are being engineered to produce sperm from another father, Nature News, March 14, 2019

Is a Gene-Edited Animal a Drug?, The Daily Beast, February 27, 2019

Gene-edited food regulations: whether it’s a plant or animal shouldn’t matter, but it does now, The Conversation, February 26, 2019


Forecasting the grain market and discussing GMO misconceptions, Iowa Farm Bureau Podcast, February 11, 2019

Cultured meat: Good or bad, promise or peril?, Agweek, February 1, 2019


Alison Van Eenennaam Edits Cattle Using CRISPR, Synthego Podcast, December 4, 2018

Gene Editing finds its Way to the Farm, Dairy Herd Management, December 21, 2018

Gene-edited farm animals are coming. Will we eat them?, Washington Post, December 17, 2018

10 Predictions For The Future Of Gene Editing In Livestock, Successful Farming, November 29, 2018

Why the FDA's Plan to Regulate Gene Editing in Animals Has Some Scientists Worried, Pacific Standard Magazine, November 1, 2018

Why cows are getting a bad rap in lab-grown meat, The Conversation, October 25, 2018

Profile: Science advocate Alison Van Eenennaam, Cornell Alliance For Science, October 9, 2018

Bull Market - Collaboration with beef industry tests advanced breeding technologies, UCD Animal Science News, October 9, 2018

The Uses of Biotechnology to Improve Animal Welfare, Canadian Jersey Breeder, September, 2018

New genetic technologies promise to deliver 'AI on legs', Beef Central, September 11, 2018

Editing The Future of Aquaculture, Hatchery International Magazine, September/October, 2018

What are GMOs?, KYMA, August 27, 2018

The First GMO Fish For Human Consumption Will Be Produced in Indiana, Indiana Public Media, August 10, 2018

Why You Should Eat Meat & GMOs w/ Alison Van Eenennaam, Spellbound, August 6, 2018

NAS identifies scientific advances for agricultural system's sustainability, UC ANR Report, July 25, 2018

Agricultural advances draw opposition that blunts innovation, Science, June 29, 2018

Use of gene editing to introduce the polled trait into elite germplasm, Progressive Dairyman, June 4, 2018

Poultry breeders have 'compelling' sustainability story, Watt, May 18, 2018

Biotech, Farming and the Developing World, Talking Biotech Podcast, May 19, 2018

Poultry breeders have 'compelling' sustainability story, Watt, May 18, 2018

Selecting For Heat Tolerant Cattle Using Coat Shedding Scores, On Pasture, May 14, 2018

UCCE genetics specialist Alison Van Eenennaam a 'rising star', ANR News Blog, Arpil 30, 2018

This Geneticist Is Creating Gene-Edited Animals For Our Plates, OZY, April 29, 2018

'Food Evolution' Examines Debate Concerning GMOS, The Underground, April 20, 2018

Could castration be a thing of the past?, Western Livestock Journal, April 20, 2018

GMO Technology Can Help Prevent Starvation, California Ag Today, April 11, 2018

Gene editing regulations threaten sustainability of global food animal supply, EurekAlert, April 9, 2018

A film you may want your favorite doctor, trainer, chef and lawmaker to see, Illinois Farm Bureau, March 28, 2018

#TechTuesday On Gene Editing, Ag News Daily, March 27, 2018

Animal breeders are blocked worldwide from using genetic engineering. Here's why, The Petri Dish, March 21, 2018

CRISPR & Novel Breeding Techniques (NBTs) related in agriculture, Agro News, March 8, 2018

How the Federal Government Can Get Biotech Regulation Right, OFW Law, March 1, 2018

How the federal government can get biotech regulation right, Progressive Dairyman, February 20, 2018

The Long Journey of Genetically Engineered Salmon to Your Dinner Plate, News Deeply Oceans Deeply, February 19, 2018

Genetically Modified Food For Thought, The California Aggie, February 19, 2018

Protecting the herd: New opportunities through gene editing, AgriPulse, January 29, 2018

CRISPR crops: the rise of gene edited foods, Radio New Zealand, January 27, 2018

Meet the Woman Using CRISPR to Breed All-Male 'Terminator Cattle, MIT Technology Review, January 10, 2018

Scientist discusses working on Food Evolution movie, Brownfield: Ag news for America, January 1, 2018


Consumer acceptance of GE animals? The loaded million-dollar question, National Hog Farmer, December 12, 2017

Raising beef cattle on grass can create a higher carbon footprint than feedlots, new study suggests, Mongabay, December 5, 2017

Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam: Genetic engineering could save farm animals from disease, Genetic Literacy Project, November 29, 2017

Making happier animals? Gene editing on the farmyard, Science Friction (ABC Radio Australia), November 18, 2017

US scraps overhaul of GM crop regulations biotech advocates viewed as 'unscientific', Grain Central, November 8, 2017

Documentary draws lines in GMO debate, Iowa Science Interface, November 5, 2017

Amid GMO Strife, Food Industry Vies For Public Trust In CRISPR Technology, WBUR News, October 25, 2017

Common mistakes with DNA testing, Progressive Cattleman, October 24, 2017

Ohio State genetics event aims to combat myths about 'Franken-food', The Colombus Dispatch, October 18, 2017

International animal genetics conference in Dublin this week, Bloomberg Businessweek, October 12, 2017

Genetically Engineered Salmon On the Market, Best Food Facts, October 10, 2017

IWhen was the last time you changed your mind on GMs?, FarmOnline National, September 22, 2017

Are there genetically modified animals in the supermarket?, AgriLand, September 19, 2017

Caving in to unfounded opinions threatens tech advances, expert says, AgNewsFeed, August 15, 2017

Is 'Food Evolution' propaganda? No! Just an accessible presentation of a tough topic, Berkeley News, July 14, 2017

Changing the Conversation Around GE Crops,, June 23, 2017

Food Evolution - Alison Van Eenennaam, Ontario AgCast, June 22, 2017

Genome Editing: What's the Big Deal?, Ag Front, June 16, 2017

Fight for GMOs hits the big screen in 'Food Evolution, RealAgriculture, June 8, 2017

Food for Thought, CTV News London, June 7, 2017

Activists claim that without long-term studies, GMOs cannot be considered safe: What does science say?, Genetic Literacy Project, May 19, 2017

Washington Post Confuses Organic With Grass Fed, Food and Farm Discussion Lab, May 15, 2017

From Corn To Cattle, Gene Editing Is About To Supercharge Agriculture, Digital Trends, April 17, 2017

Selecting For Disease Resistance: A Consumer-Friendly GMO, Farming, April 14, 2017

Breeding hornless Holstein cows,, April 13, 2017

Flawed Study Perpetuates GMO Myth, Monsanto Blog, April 5, 2017

If You Want the Bull, Take Its Horns, Edublogs BioQuakes, April 5, 2017

CRISPR the next great Disruptor in Crops and Animal Health, Linked In, March 24, 2017

Breeding 'safer' hornless Holstein cows, Dairy Global, March 16, 2017

Using Genetics to Select for Healthier Cattle, Angus Media, March 8, 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,, 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


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’,, March 23, 2016

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

Welcome to the CRISPR zoo,, 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


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,, 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,, November, 19 2015

Genetically modified salmon is safe to eat and can be sold in U.S., FDA says,, 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, Drover's Cattle Network, July 29, 2015 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, 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


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


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


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


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