NBFDS

The World’s First GMO Salmon is Coming to America

On March 8, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted its ban on the import of the genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon created by AquaBounty Technologies. The FDA initially approved this GMO for human consumption in 2015, but Congress required the FDA to halt imports of the fish until appropriate GMO labeling guidelines could be established. The FDA announced that this congressional mandate has been fulfilled through the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS), which... Read more

Don’t Miss Our Expo West Event!

From CRISPR Babies to Regulatory Loopholes: The New GMO Landscape Thursday, March 7 from 4:00-5:30 PM Marriott Platinum Ballroom 3 Join us for a conversation about the state of the non-GMO landscape, including: The rise and threat of emerging GMO techniques The steps brands are taking to keep GMOs out of consumers shopping baskets Consumers’ changing attitudes toward GMOs What the USDA’s National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard means for consumers, brands, and r... Read more

Comment on the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

Background The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) is the culmination of two decades of Americans overwhelmingly demanding mandatory labeling of GMO foods. The draft version published by the USDA on May 3 leaves many questions unanswered and indicates plenty of cause for alarm. The USDA is currently accepting comments through July 3. In order to support you in making your voice heard, the Non-GMO Project has created a short webinar explaining key points for comments, and has... Read more