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  1. Business - Commodities

    China approves first genetically modified Argentine corn cargo

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 02:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Buenos Aires China has approved its first shipment of genetically modified Argentine corn, Buenos Aires said on Tuesday. Argentine Agriculture Minister Norberto Yauhar said Chinese health authorities cleared 60,000-tonnes of genetically modified (GMO) Argentine corn. The cargo was already headed inland to be used as hog and chicken feed. Benchmark Chicago corn ...

  2. Business - Commodities

    State media tries to persuade Chinese public GMO food is safe

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 10:55am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s state media is working overtime to persuade the public that genetically modified food is safe, apparently softening up the population for a policy switch ... up demand for meat and staples such as rice that scientists say only genetically modified organisms can satisfy. Imported GMO soybeans are already used as feed for animals, but winning ...

  3. Business - LAI SEE

    Solution found for US chicken and egg problem

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn They are cock-a-hoop at Reuters over their exclusive story about a problem in the chicken breeding industry in the US. Apparently a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue ... breed's genetics has made the birds sensitive to being overfed. As the aptly named Mike Cockrell, who works for one of the big producers explained, "We fed him too much. He got fat. When he ...

  4. Business - China Business

    China's approval process for GMO grains 'overly political', says AmCham

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... and non-transparent", an American industry group said yesterday, in the strongest criticism of mainland biotech policy since officials began rejecting thousands of tonnes of genetically modified corn last year. ... in a policy report. China is the world's top importer of soya beans and among the top importers of corn. All of its soya bean imports are genetically modified. However, it rejected around a fifth ...

  5. Business - COMMENT

    Room at the top for one strong leader

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:20am by Stephen Vines

    ... notable among the ingredients for success are trust, experience and luck. In Hong Kong and other parts of Asia, even the biggest companies suffer from the delusion that leadership is a genetic ...

  6. Business - Companies - LEADERSHIP

    Room at the top for one strong leader

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:03am by Stephen Vines

    ... In Hong Kong and other parts of Asia, even the biggest companies suffer from the delusion that leadership is a genetic issue, which means that it can be passed from generation to generation, ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Cargill rejects biotech corn

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Chicago Cargill rejects biotech corn China's rejection of a variety of biotech corn last year has apparently prompted commodity giant Cargill, the top exporter of grain and oilseeds in the United States, to reject crops containing a newly developed genetically modified corn seed from Syngenta being sown by American farmers for the first time. The US agricultural ...

  8. Business - China Business

    China promises to promote US beef imports

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 12:12pm by Associated Press

    ... on Commerce and Trade amid disputes over market access for goods from solar panels to genetically modified corn. A Chinese deputy commerce minister, Wang Chao, said at a news conference the two sides ... China’s product quality agency announced it has rejected 12 batches of US corn totaling 545,000 tonnes that were found to contain an unapproved genetically modified strain. ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Biotech firm dreams of changing drugs world

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Ray Chan

    ... the genetic sequence database, he said, many diseases could be cured based on the findings. Wang, who received his doctoral degree from Peking University, said one of the challenges that weighed ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Roiled by mystery GMO wheat, US races to reassure buyers

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Chicago and Washington US officials raced to quell global alarm over the first-ever discovery of an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat, working to figure out how ... that the grain had entered the commercial supply chain. But the discovery threatens to stoke consumer outcry over the possible risk of cross-contaminating natural products with genetically altered foods, ...




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