ITIF provided comments on USDA’s latest proposal to revise and update regulations for crops improved through biotechnology including gene editing.
September 24, 2018
Petition to the Food and Drug Administration Requesting a Stop to Deceptive and Misleading “Non-GMO” Food Labels
The Non-GMO Project food label deliberately deceives and misleads consumers in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. ITIF petitions FDA to prohibit such labels.
July 3, 2018
Comments to the USDA on the Agriculture Marketing Service's Proposed Regulations to Implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
ITIF submitted comments to the USDA Agriculture Marketing Service's proposed regulations to implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, aka "GMO" labeling.
June 29, 2018
Val Giddings gave a presentation at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez on 29 June 2018. The relationship between GMOs and gene editing was discussed and their role in agricultural innovation and sustainability explored.
June 28, 2018
Val Giddings delivered a review of the impacts of crops improved through biotechnology in a public talk to the faculty and staff of the University of Puerto Rico Medical Campus in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on 28 June 2018.
June 18, 2018
Val Giddings explains gene editing & GMOs, and shines a light on anti biotech campaigners' misguided efforts to stigmatize them in Innovation Files.
June 13, 2018
Val Giddings presented at the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research Conference at The World Bank in Washington, DC.
April 3, 2018
USDA has announced they will not regulate products of gene editing if they could also be produced by conventional breeding. This makes sense but doesn't go far enough writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.
March 21, 2018
GMOs can save civilization by addressing the major challenges of food security, carbon emissions, and environmental stewardship in a way that benefits farmers, consumers, and biodiversity writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.
November 12, 2017
ITIF provides suggestions for FDA on how they can best implement the GMO education outreach mandated by Congress.
August 15, 2017
Comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Regarding the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
In comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, ITIF recommends how best to implement the congressionally mandated "GMO" disclosure.