NPA has been at the forefront of the discussion regarding Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Labeling for almost 20 years.
Here are the guiding principles for NPA’s stance on GMO Labeling:
- NPA believes consumers have the right to be informed whether genetically modified components are in their foods and dietary supplements.
- NPA supports and encourages the voluntary labeling of non GMO foods and dietary supplements.
- NPA believes that consideration of federal law promoting a uniform standard is warranted to avoid separate standards for GMO labeling at the state level.
- NPA opposes a private enforcement provision, which encourages abusive legislation, to impose compliance.
- NPA supports FDA consistently reviewing the concept of bio-equivalency of genetically modified ingredients in light of the most recent scientific studies.
Recent Updates from NPA Regarding GMO Labeling
- Vermont Attorney General Releases Draft Rule to GE Labeling Law (Oct. 20, 2014)
- Vermont House Passes GMO Labeling Bill (April 24, 2014)
- Update on New Federal GMO Labeling Legislation (April 24, 2014)
- FDA Commissioner Comments on GMO Labeling (April 2, 2014)
Media Clips: NPA on GMO Labeling
- Vermont Proposes Excluding Supplements From GMO Labeling (Oct. 30, 2014)
- GMPs, NDIs, and definitions for GMO and natural: NPA’s Fabricant on industry issues (Oct. 17, 2014)
- GE Foods and GMOs: Creations of Franken-Science or Nature’s Course? (Aug. 28, 2014)
- All Eyes on GMOs (June 2014)