Biotechnology

PSRAST

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Application of Science and Technology is a global network concerned about conditions hampering impartial, comprehensive, interdisciplinary evaluations of the safety of new applications of science and technology. Their current focus is on genetically engineered foods.

Information on Genetic-Engineering Technology

Here you will find an archive of articles on genetic engineering

Genetic Engineering and its Dangers

A collection of essays exploring some of the scientific and ethical issues in the genetic engineering debate. Includes a list of books on the topic and a links page.

Union of Concerned Scientists

This organization's webpage offers information on genetic engineering and sustainable vs. industrial agriculture among other topics of interest.

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) brings together 16 groups to research, monitor and raise awareness about issues relating to genetic engineering in food and farming.

Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee (CBAC)

Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee is an independent expert advisory created by the Government of Canada to assist it in the formulation of public policy on a range of biotechnology subjects. It provides its advice to the Biotechnology Ministerial Coordinating Committee (BMCC), which includes the federal ministries of Industry, Agriculture and Agri-Food, Health, Environment, Fisheries and Oceans, Natural Resources and International Trade.

Council for Responsible Genetics

An American nonprofit organization concerned with all aspects of biotechnology, including food safety. Lists of publications, weblinks, their mission statement and positions on various issues are included, with a fair amount focused on legal and human rights implications.