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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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.

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).

University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Statewide Biotechnology Workgroup

Focuses on issues related to agriculture, food, animals and agricultural biotechnology. Provides science-based educational tools and research information to promote discussion about agricultural biotechnology and its impact on society and its resources.

Environmental Protection Agency (United States).

Lists current and previously registered plant-incorporated protectants (PIPs). Each undergo a risk assessment based on strict scientific standards and extensive input from academia, industry, other federal agencies and the public.