Food Biotechnology

A Student Shows Her Lab Work at Florida A&M Biotechnology

United States Department of Agriculture.

Learn about the use of biotechnology in food production and the USDA's role. Also includes a Frequently Asked Questions section.


Genetic Engineering: The Future of Foods?

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

See how foods grown using biotechnology are regulated and labeled for consumer protection.


Biotechnology and Food (Second Edition)

American Council on Science and Health.

Learn how biotechnology has been used in the development of new agricultural products and the misconceptions that cause consumer concern.


IFIC logo Background on Food Biotechnology

International Food Information Council Foundation.

2009 background article on biotechnology.


Consumers and the Future of Biotech Foods in the United States

USDA. Economic Research Service. Amber Waves.

Learn about the issues effecting consumer perception on foods grown using biotechnology.


Food Biotechnology

University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.

Learn about the science of biotechnology as well as the benefits and risks. Also in PDF |284 KB.


List of Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition.

Includes a list of genetically modified crops approved by the Food and Drug Administration as of April 2011.