Monthly Archives: May 2018

USDA Drafts Proposal on GMOs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed how companies should alert consumers to the presence of genetically modified (GMO) ingredients in products. One major change is the agency will let companies use “bioengineered food” for GMO because it thinks bioengineered “adequately describes food products of the technology that Congress intended to be within the scope of” the law. – NACS Daily

On May 4, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) issued a proposed rule – the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard – requiring some form of disclosure of biotech ingredients on food packaging. The proposed rule has a 60-day comment period, with a submission deadline of July 3, 2018

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