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The reason why the Thais really loved their King

By Zac B. Sarian Our attendance at the recent Sima-Asean Agribusiness trade show in Bangkok confirmed that the farmers really loved their late king –…


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Notable agri people you’d like to know

By Zac B. Sarian During an informal gathering of friends who are farming enthusiasts, we were asked if we could name some of the agri…


GOLDEN RICE UPDATE – Three leading global regulatory agencies on food safety standards gave positive evaluations of Golden Rice, a provitamin-A biofortified rice variety. The latest to give its positive evaluation is the United States Food and Drug Administrtation (US FDA). Earlier, food safety and nutrition approvals of Golden Rice were given by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) and Health Canade in February and March 2018, respectively. Golden rice could help alleviate Vitamin-A Deficiency in many parts of the world, including the Philippines and other Asian countries.

Regulatory agencies okay Golden Rice

Los Baños, Philippines – GR2E Golden Rice, a provitamin-A biofortified rice variety, completed its third positive food safety evaluation, this time from the United States…