New Breeding techniques: new EFSA positions
During this month the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) published two opinions on synthetic gene drivers techniques and on gene editing techniques. On the former, the agency believes that existing guidelines are sufficient for evaluating risks associated with technology, but further guidance is needed; on the latter, the EFSA assessed their safety.
Researchers from the Tel-Aviv University discovered a possible technique for fighting cancer using CRISPR technology.
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