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, 2018
On August 20, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) held its second technical meeting to discuss the handling of genome editing technology under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
August 15, 2018
On August 7, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) committee met for the first time to discuss handling of genome editing technology under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
August 10, 2018
Due to the government’s efforts to protect agricultural exports to China, over facilitating the entry of new technology, only two genetically engineered events (GE) received final approval in 2017....
August 2, 2018
The Polish Ministry of Agriculture (MinAg) issued new draft labeling voluntary standards for food products free from genetic engineering (GE), including for animal products derived from livestock....