Links

Government

  • The most comprehensive government site is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Biotechnology website at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/biotech/
  • The USDA is responsible for regulating genetically engineered organisms. Its site provides information on food, nutrition and consumer services. http://www.USDA.gov
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serves as the lead federal agency for plants that have been engineered for protection against pests. http://www.epa.gov
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for the safety of food and food additives. http://www.fda.gov/ The FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition provides useful information on biotechnology and foods. http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/list.html
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, improve agricultural productivity, and better the condition of rural populations. http://www.fao.org
  • The USDA Food Safety Information Office works with the National Agricultural Library to provide to the research community and the general public information on food safety. http://www.nal.usda.gov/fsrio/new.htm

Professional Organizations

Other Useful Sites