November 30, 2015 – A revised copy of the ASAS policy statement “Preserving Water and Water Quality Associated with Livestock and Poultry Production” is now available. Five other updated policy statements also are available. They focus on international agricultural development, nutrition, biotechnology, bioenergy alternatives, and climate change. For your convenience, a copy of the updated statement about water and water quality is provided below. Access all of the updated statements here. Read more
November 23, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the sale of genetically modified salmon in the U.S.
“The FDA has approved AquaBounty Technologies’ application for AquAdvantage Salmon, an Atlantic salmon that reaches market size more quickly than non-GE farm-raised Atlantic salmon,” the agency said in a statement released November 19, 2015.
Nov. 19, 2015 – What a difference 4 years makes! In January of 2012 the time to publication was right around 1 year! Authors were upset and reviewers were overwhelmed. Additional, we were on an antiquated platform without a clear technology oriented direction – JAS needed an overhaul. Read more