Biotech Links

INDUSTRY RESOURCES:

The Alliance for Better Foods
The Alliance for Better Foods supports modern food biotechnology and the significant benefits it offers to consumers and to those that produce and process foods.
http://www.betterfoods.org

American Soybean Association
The American Soybean Association (ASA) is a national, not-for-profit, grassroots membership organization that develops and implements policies to benefit its membership and the entire soybean industry.
http://www.soygrowers.com

Bio Online
Bio Online, self-described as "the most comprehensive and highly trafficked web resource for life sciences."
http://www.bio.org

Grocery Manufacturers of America
GMA is the world's largest association of food, beverage and consumer product companies.
http://www.gmabrands.com

International Food Information Council
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to communicate science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, government officials, journalists and others providing information to consumers.
http://www.foodinsight.org/

U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCY RESOURCES:

Primary responsibility for the regulation of biotechnology in the United States lies with three federal agencies: United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Products are regulated according to their intended use, with some products being regulated under more than one agency.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Special section within the USDA's website devoted to agricultural biotechnology.
http://www.aphis.usda.gov

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Search the EPA's web-site for information on biotechnology.
http://www.epa.gov/

United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Special section within the FDA's website devoted to bioengineered foods.
http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodScienceResearch/Biotechnology/

United States Department of State
Special section in the U.S. Department of the State's web-site on biotechnology.
http://www.state.gov/e/eb/tpp/abt/biotech/

CONGRESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Thomas-U.S. Congress on the Internet
Use this online government service to track information on H.R. 3377, ‘Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act’ and other issues pending Congress.
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php