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Biotechnology

Navigating the “Maize” of Biotech Regulation in the Food Industry

Technological advances in agriculture, such as genetically engineered foods, have the potential to increase yield, reduce disease, and address dietary deficiencies; but, for those involved in the food industry, adopting new technologies is becoming a complicated, confusing, and potentially risky endeavor, especially as consumer demands for transparency grow. Advising clients about biotechnology now involves compliance, risk management, litigation concerns, contractual indemnity, food safety, trade, traceability, and consumer perceptions.