Figure XX. A typical modern broiler chicken breeding program, represented as a pyramid where each level represents a generation, and the approximate timeline to move genetics from top of the broiler breeding pyramid to the consumer.
This is part 3 of a 1, 2, 3 part series on Genetic Engineering in Livestock In 1996, the year of Dolly the infamous first somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) cloned mammal and the promulgation of the United States Coordinated Framework for Regulation of Biotechnology , a review paper found that of the 289 published papers in PubMed when searching […]
This is part 2 of a 1, 2, 3 part series on Genetic Engineering in Livestock When AquaBounty sought to commercialize the first transgenic food animal in the mid 1990s (first produced in 1989), there was no official regulatory approach in place. Former CEO of AquaBounty technologies Dr. Ron Stotish in a 2012 abstract entitled “AquAdvantage […]
This is part 1 of a 1, 2, 3 part series on Genetic Engineering in Livestock 2020 signals the dawn of a new decade, 35 years after the arrival of the first transgenic livestock, and offers an opportunity to let knowledge gained inform current and future perspectives. Despite the fact that genetically engineered (GE) crops have […]
This is part 3 of a 1, 2, 3 part BLOG series on this January 2020 two-day event featuring Dr. Vandana Shiva at UC Santa Cruz Finally, during the course of the January 2020 two-day event featuring Dr. Vandana Shiva at UC Santa Cruz, there was the nonstop attack on glyphosate (and by association Monsanto, and therefore […]
This is part 2 of a 1, 2, 3 part BLOG series on this January 2020 two-day event featuring Dr. Vandana Shiva at UC Santa Cruz Do public Universities have an obligation to present evidence-based information? Does freedom of speech extend to sponsoring speakers who spread misinformation and fear? These are important questions to ask in […]