The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its long-awaited, new food labeling regulation known as the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standards Act (NBFDSA). This issuance has come up after the regulation was dogged in controversy for many years. This new rule, which was highly anticipated by industry, is expected to offer clarity on several long-standing GMO questions relating to the financial and risk impact to businesses, and help consumers make well-informed, educated, and science based food choices.
Being a federal standard, the NBFDSA offers a leveling the playing field for industry and aids consumers who are often confused on GMO or non-GMO product labels.
Want to know all about this regulation? A webinar from Compliance4All, a leading provider of professional training for all the areas of regulatory compliance, will explain everything that the industry needs to know on launching the NBFDSA.
Gina Reo, President, Quality Assurance Strategies, LLC, will be the expert at this session. Please visit to enroll for this valuable session.
The NBFDSA requires all foods containing bioengineered ingredients (BE) to be disclosed. Such foods must also meet recordkeeping and compliance requirements. At this session, Gina will explain the definitions of foods subject to the ruling, exclusions, responsible parties, mandatory disclosure options and recordkeeping and implementation dates, and clear confusions relating to them.
She will cover the following areas at this session:
- Background on US GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) Labeling
- Basics of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Rule (National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standards Act)
- Ingredients Subject to Disclosure
- Labeling Disclosure
- GMO Disclosure Symbols
- Thresholds and Exemptions
- Compliance Timelines for Implementation
- Insights & Success Takeaways
A large swathe of professionals who work in these areas are expected to derive wholesome benefit from this learning session. Quality Control/Assurance and Food Safety Professionals, Supervisors, Leads, Managers, Operations Managers/Supervisors, Sanitation Managers, Supervisors or Leads, Corporate Quality Managers, Operations Personnel, Senior Management, Plant Management Personnel, Third Parties Developing HACCP Plans, Auditors and those with Food Safety Inspection Roles, Validation Specialists, Consultants, Quality system Auditors, and PCQI’s are among them.