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Gene editing gets nod with new biotech policy

Rule doesn’t require pre-market approval for new seeds derived from gene editing techniques. 

In another final move before the Obama Administration leaves office, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released for pre-publication a proposed rule-making notice related to plant breeding innovation. The proposed rule continues to require pre-market approval by USDA’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of plants derived through transgenic biotechnology while excluding products from new breeding innovations, such as gene editing.

In developing the proposed rule

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