Biotechnology

Biotech Working Group Discusses Consumer Engagement, More in Indianapolis

Members of the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Biotech Working Group met in Indianapolis this week to discuss issues facing the industry. Participants included industry representatives … Read More »

ASA Applauds President for Signing GMO Compromise Bill into Law

President Barack Obama signed the landmark GMO labeling compromise bill into law on Friday, July 29. American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, a soybean … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome European Approval of New Biotech Traits

American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Greenwood, Del., soybean farmer Richard Wilkins welcomed news this morning out of Brussels that the European Union has approved … Read More »

ASA Congratulates House on GMO Labeling Passage, Looks to Move Forward

Following the House passage of a bill that creates a national labeling standard for foods containing GMO ingredients, American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, … Read More »

ASA Urges House to Pass GMO Labeling Package

Following Senate passage of a bill to set a national standard for the labeling of foods containing GMO ingredients, American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard … Read More »

ASA Calls for Further Progress on GMO Labeling Compromise

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, a soybean farmer from Greenwood, Del., welcomed the Senate’s action today supporting compromise biotech labeling legislation from Senate … Read More »

Survey Shows Vermont GMO Label Misleads Consumers

A recent online survey of 1,665 online primary shoppers examined consumer understanding of five common on-pack food labels, and found that on-pack labeling of genetically … Read More »

Senate to Vote on GMO Bill Next Week! Have You Contacted Your Senators?

In a 68-29 vote Wednesday night, the GMO labeling compromise from Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow passed its first test … Read More »

Emails Needed to Senate Offices in Support of Roberts/Stabenow GMO Labeling Compromise

With the introduction of the compromise on GMO labeling from Senate Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow on Thursday, so begins the both … Read More »

Soy Leaders Meet to Discuss Market Access, Freedom to Operate

Members of the soy family, including the American Soybean Association (ASA), United Soybean Board (USB) and the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) are in Europe … Read More »