Agricultural Biotech

ITIF provided comments on USDA’s latest proposal to revise and update regulations for crops improved through biotechnology including gene editing.
Agricultural Biotech
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April 3, 2015
An attack on academic researchers critical of a professional opponent of agricultural innovation is shown to be contradicted by the facts.
March 20, 2015
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has departed from scientific consensus to declare glyphosate, a “probable human carcinogen.”
March 10, 2015
Support for GM labeling is weaker than advocates claim.
February 26, 2015
Val Giddings participated in the University of Maryland extension’s 2015 Agronomy Update.
February 23, 2015
Unfounded fears surrounding GMOs distorts policy decision making.
November 18, 2014
Val Giddings discussed the importance of continued agricultural innovation at the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture & Biotechnology Summit.
November 17, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture cleared the path to commercialization for a “genetically modified” potato developed by J.R. Simplott.
November 7, 2014
The LA City Council’s decision to ban GM crops is alarming to say the least.
October 21, 2014
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service betrays it's conservationist legacy by adopting scientifically indefensible bans on modern farming techniques.
October 9, 2014
Val Giddings testifies before the New Jersey State Assembly on GMO labeling.

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