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  • Tuesday, November 6th 2018 - 08:41 UTC

    Mercosur members adhere to WTO Precision Biotechnology applied to agriculture

     “Precision biotechnologies such as genome editing hold great promise for both farmers and consumers around the world”, said US Agriculture Secretary Purdue

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the United States has joined with 12 other nations, (including Mercosur founding members) to support policies that enable agricultural innovation, including genome editing. The International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology was released in Geneva at the World Trade Organization Committee on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures.