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

August 27, 2015
The Philippines is a regional biotechnology leader and a model for science-based GE regulatory policy.
August 21, 2015
Legislation to strengthen Australia’s biosecurity system, simplify and streamline regulation and increase flexibility in how biosecurity risk is managed received royal assent on June 16, 2015...
August 19, 2015
Jordan’s biotechnology draft biosafety law based on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, which among other issues mandates the labeling of biotech products, has yet to be approved since its drafting..
August 17, 2015
While several proposals to expand biotech labeling are still pending in the National Assembly, MFDS announced its plan in early 2015 to expand mandatory biotech labeling to include all products...