Organic meat and poultry producers can now use "Non-GMO" claim

Sep 26, 2016 11:10:00 PM

These products may also now use a “Non-GMO” label claim. Organic stakeholders have expressed an interest in using “Non-GMO” label claims to clearly communicate to consumers that organic products do not contain genetically engineered ingredients, and that organic animals were not fed genetically engineered feed. USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) has added process improvements and labeling flexibilities. The new procedure released by the FSIS allows certified organic meat and poultry producers to obtain approval of non-GMO label claims based on their organic certification.

 

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