USDA Solicits Comments on Biotech Disclosure Act Implementation

  • On September 6, 2017

USDA BioTech

As the latest step in developing regulations for implementation of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, the USDA Agriculture Marketing Service requested comments on 30 questions addressing a range of issues including the use of the term “bioengineering,” the definition of “conventional breeding,” methods for disclosure, and more.

ASTA provided feedback on behalf of the seed industry, in addition to signing onto broader comments as a member of the Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food.