Proposed Compliance Date For GMO Labeling Rule Released

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Washington — Today, the USDA released the proposed rule on the standard for disclosure of bioengineered foods (aka the GMO labeling rule) with a compliance deadline of January 2020.

Below is a statement from the Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food, an organization of which NCA is a member:

“The proposed rule published today by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is a critical step towards establishing a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard by the July 29, 2018 deadline. We want to sincerely thank Secretary Perdue, Under Secretary Ibach, and the Agricultural Marketing Service team for their diligence to get this critically important proposed rule published.”