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What do Google, Amazon, Facebook, and IGS All Have in Common?

January 07, 2020 Industry News ASA
Data is their lifeblood! By Jackie Atkins, Ph.D. International Genetic Solutions (IGS) partner organizations, representing 18.9 million beef cattle, gathered in Bozeman on October 22-24, 2019, for a meeting of the minds. Thirty guests including executive vice…

2019 Recipients of the Walton-Berry Graduate Student Support Grant Announced

December 26, 2019 Industry News ASA
By Emme Troendle, Editor | Since 2013, the Walton-Berry Graduate Student Support Grant has aided graduate education with an emphasis on genetic improvement of livestock. Six years later, the grant continues to support the progress of livestock research. The…

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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