This week, Laura Batcha (OTA’s Executive Vice President and Interim Co-Executive Director) and OTA’s Regulatory Director for Organic Standards and Food Safety Gwendolyn Wyard will meet with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff to discuss FDA’s goal to release final guidance for industry on voluntarily making claims indicating whether foods have been produced with or without using GMOs. Publishing final guidance has been identified in FDA’s Program Priorities (Goal 4.1.11) for 2013-2014. The draft guidance was released in 2001. Visit OTA’s News and Views webpage to learn about OTA’s Position on GMOs.
OTA to meet with FDA on GMO labeling issues
November 12, 2013 in Genetic Engineering
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