Gains Foregone by Going GMO Free: Potential Impacts on Consumers, the Environment, and Agricultural Producers
Innovation in agricultural production is necessary to aid in combatting the negative effects of climate change and new pest and disease pressures that result from trade between geographical regions.
This paper discusses the crucial factors of what we define as empirically based science (rigorous, proven methodologies, and peer reviewed results), emphasizing that whether science is conducted by a private company, a university, or a government department or agency, it is all the same, requiring that sound methodologies be followed.
Regulatory Barriers to the Development of Innovative Agricultural Biotechnology by Small Businesses and Universities
This report examines the current U.S. regulatory system for GE crops, compares it with those of major trading partners, and considers the effects it has on agricultural biotechnology.