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GMA: FDA Should Delay Nutrition Facts Panel Changes To Align With USDA GMO Disclosure Rule

April 19, 2017
FDA should delay by three years the compliance date for changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel to align with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's implementation of the Bioengineered Ingredient Disclosure law, allowing companies to change their labels once rather than twice, the Grocery Manufacturers Association wrote in comments to the Department of Commerce. Delaying the compliance date until May 2021 could save more than $1.7 billion over three years and also give FDA time to issue final guidance on several...

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