Biotechnology

Soy Growers Urge Budget Office to Keep Biotech Disclosure Rule on Track

Soy growers are working to make sure the establishment of a national, comprehensive rule for the labeling of bioengineered food products is a still on … Read More »

USDA Poses Questions to Stakeholders on Biotech Labeling Law

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) posted 30 questions on their website asking for input on a variety of issues related to the … Read More »

ASA Provides Input to USDA, FDA on Advances in Biotechnology

The American Soybean Association (ASA) submitted comments this week to both the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge USTR Make Biotech a Priority in NAFTA Negotiations

The American Soybean Association (ASA), as part of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on biotechnology in … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Funding for Food Research in 2018 Budget

Soy growers are asking Congress that $425 million be included in the FY 2018 budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Research Initiative … Read More »

Representatives Needed to Co-sponsor Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

Last week, Sen. Chuck Grassley introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate to extend the biodiesel tax credit and restructure it from a blender’s to a … Read More »

Biotech Working Group Talks PBIs, LLP in Research Triangle

Innovations in plant breeding (PBI), global low-level presence (LLP) and biotechnology policy both domestically and abroad were on the agenda in Raleigh, N.C., this week … Read More »

GMO Labeling Rule Faces Challenges

In July 2016, with the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) support, Congress passed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, which preempts a patchwork of state laws … Read More »

ASA: Proposed Rule on Biotech a Progressive Step for Plant Breeding Innovation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded positively today to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the regulatory framework … Read More »

ASA Discusses Increased U.S-China Agricultural Trade

American Soybean Association (ASA) staff participated in an event sponsored by Informa and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last week, where the two organizations jointly … Read More »