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

October 31, 2014
The German seed company KWS is starting a new biotech research center in Missouri.
October 31, 2014
The bill amending Pakistan’s 1976 Seed Act has cleared the first step of the legislative process.
October 31, 2014
On August 7, 2014, Taiwan’s Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) of Council of Agriculture (COA) began screening for genetically engineered (GE) materials in organic soybeans.
October 31, 2014
Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock requires a government attestation that imports of enzymes and microorganisms are not obtained from genetic engineering.