Science Biology Biotechnology Agriculture and Food

Sites and links to categories of scientific interest in both growing plants and producing food from livestock, which has involved genetic manipulation (GM), or other modification of natural sources, to aid agricultural or food production.

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About GM
Consumer information, including the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, from the Food Standards Agency, UK.
Agricultural Biotechnology Council
Umbrella group for the agricultural biotechnology industry in the UK which promotes the role of biotechnology in sustainable agriculture and acts as a source of information about agricultural biotechnology.
The Agriculture Network Information Center
A voluntary partnership providing a range of agricultural information and news.
Belgian Biosafety Server
Scientific aspects related to the biological safety of human activities carried out using pathogenic and/or genetically-modified organisms. Managed by the Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels.
Biotechnology company devoted to the research, development and innovation of a range of biological products of benefit to farmers. Spanish and English.
An education and information initiative for consumers and the media on the subject of crop biotechnology.
Database of the Safety and Benefits of Biotechnology
CropLife International database of published papers and reviews demonstrating the benefits and safety implications associated with the use of agricultural biotechnology products.
FAO: Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture
Features news articles, current projects, an electronic forum, meeting schedule and a glossary of terms.
Genome Prairie
Not-for-profit organization supporting and managing large-scale genomics and proteomics research projects in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba for applications which include agriculture, animal and human health.
Information Systems for Biotechnology
Resources pertaining to the development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants, animals and microorganisms, to support the responsible use of products. Primarily within the USA, maintained at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.
National Agricultural Biotechnology Council
Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.
Seed Biotechnology Center
Promoting interaction between industry and the research and educational resources, in aspects such as plant breeding, genomics and regulating transgenic crops, at the University of California, Davis.
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September 10, 2016 at 17:53:38 UTC
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