Agricultural Biotechnology

Provides access to online resources about the science of Agricultural Biotechnology such as genetically modified crops. Resource areas include related journals, educational items, and reports.
Books and Materials on Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Food in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for resources available to persons interested in information related to the topic of genetically modified food and agricultural biotechnology.

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ARS Publications - Biotechnology

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Search for publications published and maintained by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that deal with agricultural biotechnology.

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Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

A repository of manuscripts from Agricultural Research Services (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), researchers and scientists for the novel crops products strategic topical area.

United States Department of Agriculture.

Describes the roles of each USDA agency as it pertains to biotechnology and includes other resources such as frequently asked questions on biotechnology, a biotechnology glossary, and the Secretary’s remarks to the advisory committee on biotechnology.

Economic Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

An article posted by the Economic Research Service (ERS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that discusses the rising prevalence of biotechnology in the agricultural industry.

National Institute of Food and Agricultre (United States Department of Agriculture).

An article posted by the National Institure of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that discusses the importance and rising prevalence of biotechnology.

Advisory Committee on Biotechnology & 21st Century Agriculture (AC21) Consensus Reports

United States Department of Agriculture.

Reports and committee documetns on issues related to the evolution of agricultural biotechnology. Discusses issues on opportunities and challenges, global traceability and labeling requirements, impacts and implications for the United States and future preparations.

Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

Provides guidance documents on regulatory information related to biotechnology as developed and propagated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Agricultural Marketing Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), developed the List of Bioengineered Foods to identify the crops or foods that are available in a bioengineered form throughout the world and for which regulated entities must maintain records. These records will inform regulated entities about whether they must make a bioengineered food disclosure.

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