Companies pursue genetic technology free of US review

Seed companies such as Scotts Miracle-Gro and Cellectis Plant Sciences are utilizing techniques to genetically modify crops that are outside of federal jurisdiction or use methods that were not imagined when the regulations were created, said the New York Times. USDA, FDA and EPA share oversight of genetically engineered crops and animals. USDA’s authority flows from laws… » Read More

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