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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October 8, 2014
Val Giddings testified before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee in opposition to HB 1770, a bill which would mandate warning labels on foods derived from crops improved through biotechnology.
June 25, 2014
A recycled study on the safety GMOs presents the same dubious data.
June 19, 2014
Efforts to label or ban GMO’s will harm not help consumers.
June 5, 2014
We take a closer look at a recent report on glyphosate and breast milk.
May 27, 2014
Ideological opponents of innovations in agriculture are mounting a major campaign to denigrate and discredit crops improved through biotechnology.We take a closer look at a recent example.
May 22, 2014
Ideological opponents to crops improved through biotechnology work very hard to convince people of their alleged dangers. They are hampered in these efforts by the existence of a robust, worldwide consensus on the safety of these crops and the foods derived from them.
May 21, 2014
Professional opponents of agricultural innovations have failed utterly to make their case that seeds improved through biotechnology impose novel risks.
May 20, 2014
Science journalist Jon Entine shines a light onto anti-technology activist Mike Adams’ false statements.
May 19, 2014
A number of recent reports have attempted to link pesticides improved through biotechnology with negative health impacts. Unfortunately, most of these efforts have been proven to be ideological attacks.
May 14, 2014
Consumers Union spreads false claims in support of bad policy on food labeling.