USA: FDA proposed rule "a strong step forward for consumer confidence in biotechnology," says NFPA
A proposed rule by the Food and Drug Administration providing for a mandatory review process prior to the marketing of new biotech food products, and draft guidance for making label claims for "biotech" or "biotech-free" products, "is a strong step forward for consumer confidence in food biotechnology," according to the National Food Processors Association (NFPA). The rule and guidance were issued by FDA on January 17.
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