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Who is responsible for regulating agricultural biotechnology in the United States?
 

The responsibility for regulatory oversight of these products is shared by three Federal agencies: the U.S. Department of Agriculture' s Animal AND Plant Health Inspection Service(APHIS), the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), AND the Department OF Health AND Human Services ' Food AND Drug Administration(FDA ). < / p >

 
 
Other related questions...
 

What authorities do the U.S. agencies use to review the genetically engineered agricultural products and how was this approach to regulation developed?

 

How do I know which agency reviews which product?

 

Are all agricultural products of modern biotechnology subject to review by all three agencies?

 

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