New disclosure requirements finalized by USDA for biotech foods will exempt products with inadvertent amounts of genetically ingredients as well as vegetable oils, sugar and other foods where the DNA of genetically engineered crops can’t be detected.
China’s opaque and deliberately slow biotech approval process is costing U.S. farmers, exporters, seed companies and others billions of dollars in lost sales, according to a new analysis being released today by Informa’s Agribusiness Consulting.
WASHINGTON, June 30, 2017 – USDA chief Sonny Perdue is in China primarily to celebrate the resumption of beef trade, but he’s also using the occasion to press officials there on the country’s need to reform its biotech approval process and to lift its bans on U.S. rice and poultry.
BASEL, SWITZERLAND, June 27 – Now that the acquisition is complete, leaders of both Syngenta and its new parent company, ChemChina, have a plan to make important changes as they advance their joint strategies. But they’ll also work on keeping quite a few things the same.
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 – Federal agencies that regulate biotechnology may not have the staffing and expertise to handle the plethora of new products expected over the next five to 10 years, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.