GMO Regulations

Segment: 10. Environmental Service Systems, Standard: Apply principles and practices of sustainable agriculture to plant production (i.e., calculate costs/benefits, plan production, identify certifying options). (Pathway II.C.5)

Description

GM, or genetically modified, products are regulated by three different agencies in the United States: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Intellectual property rights and patents are integral to the expansion of GMO technology.

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Teaching Methods

Lecture Discussion, Field Trip, Resource People

Tags: agriculture food and natural resources education, curriculum

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