Gene editing could alleviate ASF’s impact on industry

Gene editing could alleviate ASF’s impact on industry

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Pork industry experts say U.S. needs acceptance and regulatory framework for gene editing

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently launched its "Keep American First in Agriculture” campaign, which urges the federal government to accept and regulate gene editing in animals raised for food production. To explain the importance of the benefits of gene editing, NPPC hosted a teleconference that featured four pork industry experts.