Biotechnology

Biotech Working Group Members Meet in Wilmington, DE

American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Biotech Working Group braved the snow to travel to Wilmington, Delaware last week for their annual winter meeting. During the meeting, … Read More »

ASA: More Work Still Needed on EU Biotech Approvals Timeline

The American Soybean Association (ASA) urged the European Commission today to continue its work in addressing delays in the approvals timeline for crops grown with … Read More »

ASA Comments on Pesticide Applicators Proposal

ASA joined the Pesticide Policy Coalition (PPC) to comment on EPA’s proposed rule oncertification and training of certified applicators. The PPC coalition is made up … Read More »

ASA Supports Continued Registration for Chlorpyrifos

American Soybean Association (ASA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week supporting continued sale of chlorpyrifos, one of the few remaining compounds … Read More »

ASA Welcomes White House, FDA GMO Labeling Developments and Calls on Senate to Move Legislation Forward

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes guidance issued today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that establishes guidelines for the uniform, voluntary labeling … Read More »

ASA Urges U.S. to Keep Up Pressure on China Biotech Approvals

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and the U. S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) members sent a letter this week to United States Department of Agriculture … Read More »

ASA Applauds EU Vote on Biotech Opt-Out Proposal

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes news this week of the European Parliament’s overwhelming rejection of a proposal that would allow individual European Union (EU) member … Read More »

Following GMO Hearing, ASA to Senate: Let’s Get a Bill Done

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is calling on senators to come to the table and finalize a plan to establish a voluntary national framework for … Read More »

Soy Growers Help Lead GMO Labeling Fly-In Effort in Washington This Week

More than 20 leaders and staff from the American Soybean Association (ASA) and state affiliates helped lead a fly-in organized by the Coalition for Safe … Read More »

Soy Growers Encouraged to Contact Senate Offices on the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

The next two months will require an all-hands-on-deck effort from everyone within agricultural organizations to pass the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act. The bill will establish … Read More »