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

March 19, 2015
The passage of a bio-safety bill has faced many hiccups in Nigeria, the country’s policy makers now appear to be set for the passage of the bill and subsequent executive assent.
February 24, 2015
On Friday, February 6, 2015, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski signed an amendment to the Act on genetically engineered (GE) organisms prepared by the Polish Parliament.
February 18, 2015
In Hungary there is both a deep seated social distrust of biotech crops and the belief that Hungarian farmers profit from being a leading GE free supplier of food and feed to European markets.
February 11, 2015
The Peruvian Agricultural Innovation Institute has confirmed finding adventitious presence of genetically-modified (GM) corn in one corn field in northern Peru.