Agriculture Biotechnology: Background and Recent Issues

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This report discusses issues regarding the impacts of GE crops on the environment and food safety, and whether GE foods should be specially labeled. Underlying these issues is the question of whether U.S. regulation and oversight of biotechnology—with responsibilities spread primarily among the U.S.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 13, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Cowan, Tadlock

Analyst in Natural Resources and Rural Development

Creator (Author):
Becker, Geoffrey S.

Specialist in Agriculture Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 13, 2009
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United States
Description:

This report discusses issues regarding the impacts of GE crops on the environment and food safety, and whether GE foods should be specially labeled. Underlying these issues is the question of whether U.S. regulation and oversight of biotechnology—with responsibilities spread primarily among the U.S.

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35 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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