Label required by Jan. 1, 2022, on food products containing bioengineered products and byproducts. Credit: USDA.
(this post originally appeared on Genetic Literacy Project - January 4, 2022
The “bioengineered” label for foods sold in the United States is now in effect. Any food or food ingredient that has been genetically modified must include a label that says “bioengineered,” or come with a phone number or QR code guiding consumers to more information online.