Trump signs executive order easing agricultural biotechnology review process

US President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Tuesday aiming to simplify the review process of agricultural biotechnology.

The Executive Order on Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products stresses the importance of maintaining public confidence in agricultural biotechnology while also promoting innovation and growth.

The Executive Order aims to streamline the agricultural biotechnology review process by calling upon the Secretary of Agriculture, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to examine regulatory changes.

The Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of State both released statements praising the Executive Order

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