Access Exellence: About Biotech Index
A directory of information on biotech provided by the National Health Museum. Categories include: issues and ethics; biotech applied; biotech chronicles.
Provided by the University of Maryland, AgNIC is a guide to quality agricultural biotechnology information. Updated regularly.
California for GE Free Agriculture
"Provides education and resources in support of the rights of farmers and communities to evaluate and address the environmental, human health and economic risks of genetic engineering in agriculture."
Environmental Commons: GMOs
FAO: Ethics in Food and Agriculture
Provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, this commitee aims to focus the global debate surrounding ethical practices involving agriculture and food.
GM Contamination Register
"GeneWatch UK and Greenpeace International have launched this joint initiative to record all incidents of contamination arising from the intentional or accidental release of genetically modified (GM) organisms (which are also known as genetically engineered (GE) organisms). It also includes illegal plantings of GM crops and the negative agricultural side-effects that have been reported. "
Genetic Engineering Action Network (GEAN)
"Seeks to support and further the work of those organizations and individuals working to address the risks to the environment, biodiversity and human health, as well as the socioeconomic and ethical consequences of genetic engineering."
Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms: HGP Ethical, Legal and Social Issues
Provided by the Human Genome Project.
The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology
Established in 2001 to be an independent and objective source of credible information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers.
Scope GM Food Forum
Contains a discussion forum along with a range of learning resources and links. Funded by
the National Science Foundation and produced by scientists in collaboration with the journal,
Union of Concerned Scientists: Food and Environment
Provides good background papers on GE and also a list of crops which have been allowed on the market.
USDA's Agricultural Biotechnology
The USDA is one of three federal agencies, along with the EPA and the FDA primarily responsible for regulating biotechnolgy in the U.S. Site includes the USDA role; laws and regulations, research, and trade.