CRISPR-edited crops free to enter market, skip regulation

Abstract

The first CRISPR-edited crops presented to the US regulatory system can be cultivated and sold without oversight by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the agency said in a pair of letters posted in April. The decisions could reduce by millions the cost of development of the crops: an anti-browning mushroom and a waxy corn genetically modified with the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nbt0616-582

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