New Technologies

USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.

Data & Analysis

September 22, 2016
As of July 2016, Israel does not have a policy that restricts the use of imported genetically engineered (GE) commodities or derivative products.
August 16, 2016
Again, this year, Italy’s biotechnology industry is characterized as a dynamic and promising sector, despite the difficult economic situation that biotech companies have to confront on a daily basis
August 15, 2016
In a July 26, 2016 press briefing, the Philippine Supreme Court (SC) reversed its December 2015 decision stopping the field testing, propagation, commercialization, and importation of genetically...
August 1, 2016
On the 20th of July, President Humala of Peru signed an Executive Decree N° 006-2016-MINAM with a procedure and plan for surveillance and early detection of genetically engineered organisms...