FSIS issues guidance on GMO labeling

Guidance provides information on how to label that livestock or poultry product were not given GM feed.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) has published a guidance providing information on how companies can make label or labeling claims that a product was from livestock or poultry that were not fed bioengineered or genetically modified (GM) feed.

Previously, FSIS only allowed the use of the phrases “genetically modified organism” (GMO) and “GMO” on labels for meat, poultry or egg products if it was part of the name of a third-party certif

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