Biotechnology

ASA Signs Brief Opposing Vermont’s Biotech Labeling Law

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with the National Corn Growers Association, the National Cotton Council and the Corn Refiners Association signed an Amici brief … Read More »

Soy Growers: ‘Regulatory System That Impedes Development of Safe Products Benefits No One’

The American Soybean Association (ASA) this week urged the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to remember the long … Read More »

Soy Growers to Chipotle: Misinformation is Not a Marketing Strategy

The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued a statement today in response to Chipotle’s announcement that the fast-food chain would remove all foods containing genetically-modified ingredients, … Read More »

Committee to Hold Hearing on Biotech Labeling Legislation in May

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) held a meeting this week where he outlined a timetable for his committee to consider the Safe … Read More »

Soy Producers Around the Globe Discuss Biotech, More in China

The International Soy Grower Alliance (ISGA) held its second mission to China last week, where discussion focused on delays in biotechnology trait approvals, among other soy … Read More »

ASA Pushes for National Labeling Standard

The American Soybean Association (ASA) stressed support of a consistent, science based national food labeling act in a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives … Read More »

17 Trait Approvals Cap Wild Week for Biotech in Brussels

After expressing severe frustration with the European Commission’s proposal to allow EU member states to opt out of the import of food and feed containing … Read More »

ASA Expresses Concern Over EU ‘Opt Out’ Plan for Importing Biotech Crops

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded this week with concern and disappointment in a decision from the European Commission to propose amending its approvals process … Read More »

Non-GMO Labeling Bill Gathers Steam, Co-Sponsors

Legislation introduced by Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) is gaining momentum in the House as it attracts additional co-sponsors from diverse districts … Read More »

Soy Growers Call on EPA to Reform Biotech Regulations

ASA joined other members of the Ag Biotech Alliance in an April 8 letter responding to a request for comment from the U.S. Environmental Protection … Read More »