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November 20, 2020 Industry News ASA
By Chip Kemp | Many of us vested in the seedstock business know that our involvement stems from a pivotal decision somewhere along the way by either ourselves, ancestors, or an influential mentor. That decision to generate and sell seedstock was often driven…

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November 19, 2020 Industry News ASA
Definitions, Tips, Timelines, and Use | By Jackie Atkins, Ph.D., Director of Science and Education If your life is like mine, you have a long list of things to do and moments of decision fatigue. Unfortunately, sometimes I end up working on things that aren’t…

Movement of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms

Federal Register The Daily Journal of the US Government                  |           

A Proposed Rule by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on 06/06/2019.               |         

We are proposing to revise our regulations regarding the movement (importation, interstate movement, and environmental release) of certain genetically engineered organisms in response to advances in genetic engineering and our understanding of the plant pest risk posed by them, thereby reducing regulatory burden for developers of organisms that are unlikely to pose plant pest risks. This proposed rule, which would mark the first comprehensive revision of the regulations since they were established in 1987, would provide a clear, predictable, and efficient regulatory pathway for innovators, facilitating the development of new and novel genetically engineered organisms that are unlikely to pose plant pest risks.

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