An education and information initiative for consumers and the media on the subject of crop biotechnology.
Articles and FAQ from the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.
Resource for herbicide tolerance, disease and insect resistance, other traits and applications, including teachers educational resource and links to programs. Includes news of gene flow, contamination, industry mergers, cost and benefits discussion, maintained by Ecologic Inc, Sandpoint, Idaho.
Resource for public debate on plant-made pharmaceuticals and GM foods. Includes news, activities, board membership based at the European Federation of Biotechnology, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Consumer information, including the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, from the Food Standards Agency, UK.
Resources pertaining to the development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants, animals and microorganisms, to support the responsible use of products. Primarily within the USA, maintained at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.
Overview, background and current issues on adoption and economics of biotechnology in farming systems, marketing, labeling, and segregation issues associated with trade in GM-foods, including public-private partnerships and IP rights in the USA.
One of three Federal Agencies, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), primarily responsible for regulating biotechnology in the USA.
Promoting interaction between industry and the research and educational resources, in aspects such as plant breeding, genomics and regulating transgenic crops, at the University of California, Davis.