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The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology Company Profile

18:02 EDT 20th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Mission StatementAs often occurs with the introduction of transformative technologies, the development of genetically modified foods and other products of agricultural biotechnology has generated significant public debate.The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology was established in 2001 to be an independent and objective source of credible information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers. Funded through a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts to the University of Richmond, the Initiative advocates neither for, nor against, agricultural biotechnology. Instead, the Initiative is committed to providing information and encouraging debate and dialogue so that consumers and policymakers can make their own informed decisions. Consumer confidence in the ability of the regulatory system to ensure food safety and protect the environment is critical to the success or failure of agricultural biotechnology. For that reason, the Initiative supports informed public dialogue on ways that the regulatory system may need to evolve to address the issues posed by the continued development of this new technology and the growing body of scientific knowledge.

Location

1331 H StreetSuite 900
Washington
District of Columbia
20005
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 202.347.9044
Fax: 202.347.9047
Email: inquiries@pewagbiotech.org


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Opinion: Plant biotechnology to contribute much to global food supply

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The Sixth Annual Kidney Health Initiative Stakeholders Meeting

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Tree gum-based renewable materials: Sustainable applications in nanotechnology, biomedical and environmental fields.

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The Impact of Workplace Food and Beverage Choices on Health and Wellness

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Glycemic Index - Variability Among Individuals

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Voices for Food: Food Policy Councils, Food Security and Healthy Food Choices

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The Pew Institute on Food and Biotechnology

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology has been established to be an independent and objective source of credible information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers...

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology

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Toronto Biotechnology Initiative

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European Initiative for Biotechnology Education

The European Initiative for Biotechnology Education (EIBE) seeks to promote skills, enhance understanding and facilitate public debate throughout Europe.Founded in 1991, EIBE has become an active Euro...

Food Allergy Initiative (FAI)

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