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

November 12, 2018
On October 30, 2018, the Government of Japan began to enforce its first national wine product labeling standards.
November 8, 2018
There is no legal impediment to use of biotechnology. Genetically engineered (GE) corn field trials were successfully completed.
November 7, 2018
Jamaica is an important market for U.S. bulk agricultural products, intermediate products and high value products, with a total value of approximately USD 378 million in 2017.
November 7, 2018
The biotechnology regulatory system in Ukraine is still not fully developed, but the country has committed to shape its policy in-line with European Union standards.