AFBF Encouraged by USDA Biotech Proposal Withdraw

Dan Biotechnology, Industry News Release

biotechThe USDA Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service Monday announced the withdrawal of biotech regulations proposed at the end of the Obama administration to get more stakeholder input. AFBF congressional relations director Andrew Walmsley says the move brings an opportunity to improve the rule.

Walmsley explains the concerns of the agriculture industry of the now-withdrawn proposal.

He expects USDA will reveal more information on the plan moving forward later this month.

American Farm Bureau director of congressional relations Andrew Walmsley.

from National Association of Farm Broadcasters