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on December 28, 2020

Proposal transfers oversight of GMO food animals to USDA

The initiative follows a 2019 executive order to eliminate barriers to innovation in U.S. agriculture.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue proposed transitioning the oversight of bioengineered food animals to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week.

On December 21. the USDA filed an advance notice of proposed rulemaking into the Federal Register to solicit “public comment on establishing regulations for the movement…

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