NIFA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture

09/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/23/2021 12:38

NIFA Invests $6 Million in Science that Analyzes the Risks of Introducing New Biotechnologies

NIFA recently awarded 14 Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants (BRAG) Program grants to support risk assessment, mitigation, and containment research pertaining to the introduction of genetically engineered organisms into the environment. BRAG projects will provide federal policy makers with scientific knowledge to identify and develop appropriate management practices to minimize any risks associated with genetically engineered animals, plants, and microorganisms.