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

December 20, 2018
The European Union’s (EU) complex and lengthy policy framework for biotechnology creates a challenging environment for research and limits access to innovative tools for EU farmers.
December 20, 2018
Hong Kong does not have any policy changes on labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. The Hong Kong government encourages voluntary labeling and there is no imminent sign of discussing....
December 20, 2018
In 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) continued its delay in the review and approval of genetically engineered (GE) events for food and feed use, including biotech....
December 20, 2018
This report updates the 2017 Agricultural Biotechnology Annual Report. The U.S. exported nearly $1.6 billion in genetically engineered (GE) products to Indonesia in 2017, including nearly....