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

July 29, 2015
Saudi Arabia currently adopts biotech regulations issued by the Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO) in 2011for imported food and agricultural products.
July 29, 2015
There is currently no production of agricultural biotechnology in Angola, and GE imports are limited to food aid.
July 27, 2015
This report supplements the EU-28 Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2014 report with information about the new regulation that allows each EU Member State to “opt-out” of GE crop cultivation...
July 27, 2015
In the European Union, governments, the media, non-governmental organizations, consumers, and industry associations remain conflicted about the use of agricultural biotechnology.