Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Wednesday, May 31, 2023



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FDA’s animal biotech regulatory process slows innovation

The Food and Drug Administration has taken baby steps in helping advance approvals of gene-edited animals for food production; however, the insistence by FDA that changing an animal’s DNA is a “drug” and out of USDA’s purview could keep innovation decades away from producer adoption.
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Awaiting US action, pesticide and biotech industries talk trade issues in Mexico

Representatives of major pesticide and biotech seed companies gathered earlier this month in Mexico City to meet with Mexican ag groups and U.S. and Canadian government officials to flesh out concerns about the potential impacts of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign against genetically modified corn and glyphosate, according to sources with knowledge of the meetings in Mexico.
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