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On May 17, 2013, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a game-changing decision regarding court challenges to APHIS deregulation determinations for genetically engineered (GE) plants and agricultural commodities -- in...more
When international seed supplier Enza Zaden bred a delicious and juicy new tomato in the 1990s, the world was introduced to the now famous Campari. The globe-shaped vegetable soon became a supermarket staple, but the Dutch...more
Last month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 8,293,266, entitled "Paromomycin-supplemented feed stuff for turkey and use thereof for prophylaxis of histomoniasis, reduction of the horizontal...more
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- Financial Services
- Health Care
- International, Defense, Homeland Security
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) announced today that the Generic Event Marketability and Access Agreement (GEMAA) has received four signatories, and as a result is now...more
On May 9, 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS or Agency) published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comments on the Agency’s revised draft guidance on the...more
A survey on consumer perceptions regarding food technology indicates that many U.S. consumers have favorable opinions concerning the benefits offered by plant and animal biotechnology. The survey, which was commissioned by...more
Given our propensity to pop an antibiotic at the first sign of a sniffle—and much of the medical establishment’s willingness to gratify this often unwise habit—it’s hard to believe that the use of antibiotics to fight...more
In This Presentation:
THE MORE THINGS CHANGE. . .
- The Usual Caveats and Thanks
- Somatic Cell Count Fiasco
- Animal Drug Residues Sampling
- Electronic Reporting of Dairy Product Prices
- Farm Bill/Federal...more
On August 30, 2011, the Departments of the Navy, Agriculture, and Energy released a Request for Information1 (RFI) following their recent announcement2 of plans to invest up to $510 million in advanced drop-in biofuels...more
Since advancements in science and technology have made possible the cloning of various farm animals, farmers and ranchers have begun to use this innovation to make their farming operations more profitable. These farmers view...more
This Appeal arose from a challenge to a Final Rule allowing the importation from Taiwan of potted moth orchids. Hawai`i Orchid Growers Association sought revision of the Final Rule claiming that required inter-agency...more
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