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BE Prepared: What You Need to Know about USDA's National Bioengineered (BE) Food Disclosure Standard


Created on May 07, 2019




The National Bioengineered (BE) Food Disclosure Law, passed by Congress in July 2016, directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a national mandatory standard for disclosing foods that are or may be bioengineered. This engaging and interactive presentation, presented by Jonathan Havens, partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, will offer a primer on USDA's recently-finalized national bioengineered (BE) food disclosure standard. He will discuss the scope of the rule, along with exceptions, exemptions, and  questions yet to be answered by the USDA.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an overview of the USDA's new national bioengineered (BE) food disclosure standard
  2. Examine the scope of the rule and identify common exceptions and exemptions
  3. Identify practical compliance tips for comporting with the new standard
  4. Develop a rule implementation guide for your own practice
  5. Pinpoint the most important rule roll out dates

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