Agencies Receive Conflicting Comments On Update Of Biotech Reviews

November 6, 2015
Federal agencies, including EPA, are receiving conflicting comments on how to improve regulation of biotechnology through an update of a decades-old framework, with industry emphasizing the products' safety, and environmentalists and consumer advocates seeking reviews of all biotechnology products before they go on the market. Officials with EPA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Oct. 30 held the first of several public meetings to support an effort, announced this summer, to update the...

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