Monday, August 10

GMOs 101: FDA launches GMO consumer education initiative

The FDA, USDA and EPA have launched ‘Feed Your Mind’, a new Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative that aims to increase consumer awareness and understanding of genetically engineered foods (GMOs).

The GMO science-based consumer education initiative between the FDA, USDA, and EPA was funded by Congress in 2017.

“Feed Your Mind is our new education initiative to help consumers better understand genetically engineered foods, commonly called GMOs or genetically modified organisms,” stated the FDA on the new Feed Your Mind website.

“Despite there being a wide range of foods — GMO and non-GMO — available to consumers, there is some confusion around what GMOs are and how they are used in our food supply.”

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