We recognize and appreciate the strong interest that many consumers have in knowing whether a food was produced using genetic engineering. The FDA supports voluntary labeling for food derived from genetic engineering. Currently, food manufacturers may indicate through voluntary labeling whether foods have or have not been developed through genetic engineering provided that such labeling is truthful and not misleading.

Get draft guidance for voluntary labeling here.



Foods derived from genetically engineered plants must meet the same legal standards, including safety standards, as foods derived from traditional plant breeding methods. The FDA policy statement and guidance regarding foods from new plant varieties are available online here.


Additional background is available here.

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