Friday, April 16, 2010

Roger Beachy on Biotechnology

"One of the things that we think is important to do is to have regular reviews and updates of our strategies for regulating products of biotechnology," said Roger Beachy, a biotech crop supporter who was appointed last year as director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. "We want to look carefully to see that they are logical and science-based but still maintain the confidence of the consumer to ensure that the projects that are developed and released have the highest level of oversight," added Beachy. Click here to read more. By Carey Gillam, Thomson Reuters Wed, Apr. 14, 2010