The Biotech Industry Is Taking Over the Regulation of GMOs from the Inside

Published today (Wednesday, July 19, 2017) in Independent Science News, “The Biotech Industry Is Taking Over the Regulation of GMOs from the Inside” was written by Jonathan Latham, PhD.

Synopsis: The corporate takeover of the International Society for Biosafety Research (ISBR) and its biennial ISBGMO conference is a case study in the methods and the goals of the biotech industry. This year’s key industry talking points were “harmonization” and “data transportability”, “need to know vs nice to know,” “trait-based risk assessment,” and “tiered risk assessment.” Regulatory acceptance of these anti-scientific concepts would spell the end of biosafety regulation.

Read the full story at: https://www.independentsciencenews.org/environment/the-biotech-industry-is-taking-over-the-regulation-of-gmos/