Improving biotech transparency

Improving biotech transparency

Regulatory policy for ensuring safety of biotech products to be updated.

THE White House has directed the three U.S. agencies that oversee biotech crop products to improve and modernize their regulatory framework to boost confidence in the system that regulates and oversees new biotechnology.

The order, announced in a statement by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, followed demands by consumers, food-related organizations and businesses for tighter regulation of genetically modified crops amid a

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