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Breaking↘️ @US_FDA Finds Unexpected Antibiotic Resistance #AMR #Genes in ‘Gene-Edited’ Dehorned #Cattle: "The @Recombinetics gene-edited cattle do contain #DNA unnatural to cattle". independentsciencenews.org/news/fda-finds… @Act4AnimalsEU
@US_FDA @Recombinetics @Act4AnimalsEU "FDA’s demonstration that gene-editing techniques can introduce foreign DNA is likely to be seen as a significant blow to the no-regulation argument. It is also a powerful vindication of the #EU approach, which is to regulate gene-edited organisms as #GMOs."
@US_FDA @Recombinetics @Act4AnimalsEU This is one more and very compelling argument to be critical of #CRISPR technologies to genetically modify animals. We recently expressed more criticism here, with regard to using gene editing to prevent puberty in #pigs: allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2019/07/a…
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CIMAR Director Dr. Helen Boucher (@hboucher3) is in Washington today to testify to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security on “U.S. Biodefense, Preparedness, and Implications of #AntimicrobialResistance for National Security.” #AMR #DISARM
Per their website, “The Subcommittee will evaluate the readiness of the US government and healthcare system, including hospitals and emergency professionals, to respond to naturally-occurring pandemics and biological attacks that could be perpetrated by state & non-state actors.”
“The Subcommittee will also investigate the growing threat of antimicrobial-resistance, as well as the implications of this challenge for US national security.” @Hboucher3 will also discuss ideas for stimulating the #abx market so new drugs can be developed. #DISARM #DISARMAct
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NEW and important reporting from @JaneMayerNYer: The Making of the Fox News White House | The New Yorker newyorker.com/magazine/2019/…
💥Inside the @FoxNews-Trump propaganda machine: Hannity's become a West Wing adviser b/c of “utter breakdown of any normal decision-making in the White House…The place has gone off the rails.” So Fox TV personalities fill the "vacuum.” One—Guilfoyle—is like family, dating Don Jr
🤯Trump watches ‘Fox & Friends’ morning talk show like he's watching friends. He's reportedly RANKED the LOYALTY of Fox figures on a 1-10 scale. Bret Baier—on the "news" side—is only a 6; Hannity—a solid 10. And Steve Doocy of Fox & Friends is so adoring, Trump gives him a 12😳
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