USA.- Earlier this month, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) issued a report, Frontiers 2017: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern, finding “antimicrobial resistance from environmental pollution among biggest emerging health threats.” The UNEP’s report, launched during the third UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, explained:

UK.- Benchmark, the aquaculture health, nutrition, and genetics business, is pleased to announce its participation in an important gene editing research project. Third party funded study to investigate the potential for gene editing technology to increase resistance against infectious salmon anaemia (ISA). Gene editing represents a significant long-term opportunity in animal health, following on from recent breakthroughs in human health.