USDA is reopening its comment period for the regulatory review of agricultural animals developed through genetic engineering. Comments will be taken until May 7. Former Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue made the move in December to give USDA authority over genetically engineered animals produced for food. Food and Drug Administration Administrator Stephen Hahn refused to sign off on this policy change at the time, saying it was not supported by the FDA.
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