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As reported by Food Quality & Safety on May 16, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service on May 4 issued a Proposed Rule for the labeling of GMO or bioengineered foods under the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended by Congress in July 2016 through the Federal Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standards Act. At that time, the USDA opened a public comment period. Where are we now with respect to the proposed new National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard? This article examples the current state of the discussion, as evidenced through public comments to the proposed rule and other public statements.
Public Comments to the Proposed Rule
The final public comments to the proposed rule were dated July 6, 2018. In total, 14,016 comments were submitted before the comment submission page was closed.| | | Next → | Single Page