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

May 18, 2015
The international conference “GMO-free Europe – Future Opportunities and Challenges” took place in Berlin May 6-8, 2015.
May 15, 2015
Turkey’s Biosafety Law (Law), published in March 2010, continues to cause substantial harm to Turkey’s agriculture and food sectors.
May 13, 2015
Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) discontinued the requirement for importers to provide a certificate for biotech-free enzymes.
May 5, 2015
Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) held “expert meetings” with stakeholders to discuss proposed GE labeling requirements.