Biotechnology

Podcast, Website Provide Information on Roundup Ready Patent Expiration

The last U.S. patent covering the original Roundup Ready soybean trait expires in 2015. As U.S. farmers begin thinking about purchasing their soybean seed for … Read More »

Soybean Growers Welcome Introduction of Federal GMO Labeling Legislation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed the introduction this morning of new legislation to establish a federal voluntary labeling standard for foods made with genetically … Read More »

ASA/ISGA Discusses Biotech Approvals on Mission to China

The International Soy Grower Alliance (ISGA) held its first mission to China in March, focusing discussion on the importance of timely biotech approvals in order … Read More »

Podcast, Website Provide Information on Roundup Ready Patent Expiration

The last U.S. patent covering the original Roundup Ready soybean trait expires in 2015. As U.S. farmers begin thinking about purchasing their soybean seed for … Read More »

FDA Commissioner Hamburg Rejects Mandatory GMO Labeling Before House Subcommittee

As reported by POLITICO, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg reinforced the FDA’s stance on the labeling of products containing biotechnology in a House … Read More »

EPA Administrator McCarthy Details Regulatory Approvals Coordination During House Hearing

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy detailed the ways EPA and USDA are working together to streamline the review and approval process of new weed-resistant and herbicide-tolerant … Read More »

Follow ASA, USB, USSEC as We Team Up for ISGA Mission on Biotech Approvals in Beijing

ASA President Ray Gaesser, USB Treasurer Jared Hagert, and staff from ASA, USB and the U.S. Soybean Export Council have joined with fellow members of … Read More »

ASAAP Meeting Addresses Big Data, GMO Labeling

Members of the ASA Action Partnership met yesterday in Washington to discuss labeling of products containing genetically modified ingredients and the possibilities and implications of … Read More »

ASA to FDA: Alternatives, Implementation Timeframe Must Be Considered Rather Than Banning Partially Hydrogenated Oils

ST. LOUIS (March 7, 2014) – In a submission to the Food and Drug Administration today, the American Soybean Association (ASA) officially submitted its comments … Read More »

Soybean Growers: Current Coexistence Efforts are Working, Enhancements Unnecessary

ST. LOUIS (March 5, 2014) – In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Iowa farmer … Read More »