Uruguay is a major producer of soy and corn from genetically engineered seeds, with over 2.5 million acres in production. Dr. Paul Vincelli talks about the regulatory framework in Uruguay with Dr. Alejandra Ferenczi, Head of Biosecurity with the Ministry of Agriculture in Uruguay. The regulatory system of Uruguay involves many levels of regulation and input to evaluate the safety of the crops. Dr. Ferenczi discusses how multiple regulatory bodies perform risk analysis, risk assessments and communication around GE crops. The discussion also covers issues of food safety, risk, and public perceptions. # COLABRA Talking Biotech is brought to you by Colabra – an R&D platform that brings your lab’s world-changing research together in one shared space. Learn more at https://www.colabra.app/ # TALKING BIOTECH Twitter: https://twitter.com/talkingbiotech Website: https://www.colabra.app/podcasts/talking-biotech/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/colabrahq The Talking Biotech podcast is distinct from Dr. Kevin Folta's teaching and research roles at the University of Florida. The views expressed on the show are those of Dr. Folta and his guests, and do not reflect the opinions of the university or Colabra.
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