Food and Beverage Related News

Food Evolution Explores the Science and Real-world Implications of GMOs

Food Evolution, a documentary directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, opens by showing the deliberations of a county council on Hawaii’s Big Island. They debate whether or not to turn the island into a GMO-free [...]

Evolva announces the successful completion of the CHF 86 million rights offering and private placement

8 November 2017 – Evolva (SIX: EVE) today announces that subscription rights for 283,782,385 new registered shares have been exercised by the end of the exercise period on 8 November 2017, 12.00 noon CET. This is equivalent to 95.8% of [...]

USDA to Re-engage Stakeholders on Revisions to Biotechnology Regulations

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced it is withdrawing a proposed rule to revise the Agency’s biotechnology regulations and will re-engage with stakeholders to determine the [...]

KnipBio Pledges Support for UN’s Sustainable Development Goal to Conserve and Sustainably Use Ocean Resources

(Lowell, MA) October 17, 2017. – KnipBio, Inc. today announced its support for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14). Adopted in 2015, SDG 14 is part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which seeks to [...]

Micro solutions for a macro problem: How marine algae could help feed the world

Microalgae (shown here, Haematococcus) convert water and carbon dioxide to oxygen and nutritious biomass in the presence of light. Algaennovation, CC BY William Moomaw, Tufts University and Asaf Tzachor, UCL Our planet faces a growing food crisis. According to [...]

Codexis and Nestlé Health Science Enter Into Healthcare-Focused Protein Engineering Platform Partnership

Includes an option for the global development of CDX-6114 for PKU, marking Codexis’ first partnership for an internally developed biotherapeutic product.  Codexis receives an upfront payment of $14 million and potential milestones and royalties depending on product success In addition, the partnership adds [...]