Biotechnology

ASA Attends Biotech Labeling Meetings with House Agriculture Staff

ASA Washington staff participated in separate meetings with the Republican and Democrat staff for the House Agriculture Committee to discuss preparations for the reintroduction of … Read More »

ASA Meets with Inter-Agency GLI Officials to Discuss Approved Biotech Events, Commercial Shipments

ASA Washington staff attended a meeting between the USBCA International Working Group and Administration officials who participate in the Global Low Level Presence Initiative (GLI), … Read More »

ASA Leaders Review Progress, Goals for Biotech Issues at USBCA Plenary

ASA President Wade Cowan, Chairman Ray Gaesser, ASA First Vice President Richard Wilkins, Past President Steve Wellman, CEO Steve Censky and Washington staff attended the … Read More »

ASA and USBCA Thank White House, Capitol Hill for Continued Efforts to Establish Comprehensive Framework for Biotech Approvals in China

ASA and the United States Biotech Crops Association (USBCA) thanked the White House and Capitol Hill this week for continued efforts to establish a timely, … Read More »

ASA Treasurer Speaks at ‘Washington Post’s’ Feeding the Future

ASA Treasurer and Delaware farmer Richard Wilkins was invited to speak Wednesday at the Washington Post’s Feeding the Future forum, where agriculture experts and policy … Read More »

Federal Judge Blocks Maui GMO Ban

Last week a federal judge said Maui County cannot implement a new law that would ban the use of genetically modified crops. Voters approved the … Read More »

ASA Perspectives on the Mid-Term Elections

Picking through the debris left by this week’s mid-term election “tsunami,” our office has several observations on the Republican takeover of the Senate by winning eight … Read More »

Contact House Members and Urge their Support for HR 4432 the ‘Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act’

Ballot initiatives that would have required state-based labels on food products containing biotech ingredients failed in yesterday’s election in Coloradoand Oregon. The margins were 68 … Read More »

ASA Discusses Soy Sustainability Awareness in EU

ASA and others in the ag industry have formed the Globally Based Initiative (GBI) alliance as part of ongoing efforts to boost awareness of sustainable production … Read More »

ASA Issues Statement on Center for Food Safety Study on Soy in Infant Formula

Following the release of a study from the Center for Food Safety reported in Friday’s Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore., the American Soybean Association has … Read More »