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Gene editing in ag: 4 ways to gain consumer trust

Effective communication is key to getting public to accept or embrace gene editing in agriculture
People in the agriculture industry understand there are benefits to gene editing in animal and plant production. However, many consumers with little to no connection to the farm can be apprehensive.
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One vaccine protects poultry against 3 infectious diseases

New therapy provides immune foundation against Marek’s Disease, Infectious Bursal Disease and Newcastle Disease.
Until recently, poultry producers who wanted to protect their flocks against Marek’s Disease, Infectious Bursal Disease and Newcastle Disease had to use two vaccines – that couldn’t be used together – to protect against the three diseases.
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Synthetic biology key to plant-based protein formulation

Each product undergoes a series of rigorous tests before becoming available to the public.
Plant-based proteins are often cited by consumers as better for the environment than conventionally-produced meat. As a result, sales of plant-based food – including meat and dairy products – are currently valued at $4.5 billion.
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Foster Farms innovates with new product lines

CEO Dan Huber highlights some of the company's latest initiatives in interview with The Modesto Bee
Foster Farms, the largest poultry producer in the western half of the United States, has made some meaningful strides in innovation in the past year, a recent news article indicated.
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