President Joe Biden issued an executive order asking agencies and departments to increase the use of bio-based products and identify barriers to ag tech. USDA, the Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency have 180 days to identify areas of gaps in the federal regulatory system for biotech. One hundred days later, the agencies must submit a plan to implement reforms. USDA is also expected to write a separate report on ways to use biotech and bio-manufacturing for food and agriculture.
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