FDA Issues Final Food Biotechnology Labeling Guidelines for Plant Foods

FDA Issues Final Food Biotechnology Labeling Guidelines for Plant Foods
On November 19, 2015, FDA issued its final guidance for industry concerning the requirements for voluntarily indicating whether food products have or have not been derived from genetically engineered plants. The final guidance updates the FDA draft …
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FDA Takes Issue With the Term 'Non-GMO'
Many major food companies have already moved to voluntarily label products that do not contain genetically engineered ingredients, either simply stating that on their packaging or using a small butterfly seal to show that the Non-GMO Project, a …
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USDA creates new government certification for GMOfree
The USDA organic label also certifies that foods are free of genetically modified ingredients, but many non-GMO foods aren't organic. Vilsack said the USDA certification is being created through the department's Agriculture Marketing Service, which …
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