Saturday, July 02, 2011

Dr. Roger Beachy

...But, as Dr. Beachy said, “without a sound science-based regulatory system, we bottle up innovation and future success.”... June 30, 2011 By: NCTechNews Click for complete article.
(Washington, D.C.) Scientists and policymakers participating in a panel at the BIO International Convention titled “Winning the Future: Does U.S. Ag Policy Support or Discourage Innovation?” called on policymakers to support a science-based regulatory review system and recognize the many benefits of ag biotech innovations. The panelists said the current regulatory environment discourages investments in new biotech crops because of complexity and costs.
Panelists included Dr. ROGER BEACHY, former Director of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture at the USDA,