Policy Statements 

FMI follows the USDA definition that biotechnology provides a range of tools, including traditional breeding techniques, that alter living organisms, or parts of organisms, to make or modify products; improve plants or animals; or develop microorganisms for specific agricultural uses. Our current Board approved policy statements on this topic:
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Questions?

For questions or more information, please contact FMI’s Vice President, Consumer/Communication Affairs and Communication, David Fikes.

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Questions?
For questions or more information, please contact FMI's Director, Food & Health Policy, Peter Matz

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Webinar Recordings

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National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

FMI's Stephanie Harris provides a detailed overview of the USDA final rule, including disclosure requirements of the regulation, definitions of key terms, compliance dates and other helpful implementation information.

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Proposed Rule – National Bioengineered Disclosure Standard

FMI's Dana Graber and Peter Matz provide a high level overview of the proposed rule and will begin our discussions with members on specific portions of the proposed rule on which we plan to comment.