08/05/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/05/2021 07:47
On July 16, APHIS published for public comment a proposal to amend the list of exemptions under its biotechnology regulation. The proposal would add three additional modifications that plants may contain. APHIS views these modifications as similar to those that could be achieved through conventional breeding. The three additional modifications are:
The Federal Register noticed can be viewed and comments can be submitted here. The public comment period ends on August 18. ASTA is developing comments regarding the public comment request through its Plant Breeding Innovation Working Group. If you have any questions, contact Fan-Li Chou.