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|USDA/AMS||RIN: 0581-AD54||Publication ID: Fall 2017|
|Title: National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard|
On July 29, 2016, the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 was amended to establish a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (Law) (Pub. L. 114-216). Pursuant to the law, this NPRM will propose requirements that, if finalized, will serve as a national mandatory bioengineered food disclosure standard for bioengineered food and food that may be bioengineered.
|Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)||Priority: Other Significant|
|RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda||Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage|
|Major: No||Unfunded Mandates: No|
|EO 13771 Designation: Other|
|CFR Citation: 7 CFR 1285|
|Legal Authority: Pub. L. 114-216 7 U.S.C. 1621 to 1627|
Statement of Need:
This action is mandated by Pub. L. 114-216.
Summary of the Legal Basis:
The authority for this action is provided by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 as amended by Pub. L. 114-216.
The alternatives will be identified during the drafting stage and the public will be given the opportunity to comment on alternatives.
Anticipated Costs and Benefits:
This rule will fulfill the mandate of Pub. L. 114-216. The specific costs and benefits will be determined during the drafting of the proposed rule. AMS is striving to fulfill the mandate while minimizing the burden on the regulated community.
|Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes||Government Levels Affected: Federal|
|Small Entities Affected: Businesses||Federalism: Yes|
|Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes|
|RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes|
Deputy Administrator, Transportation and Marketing
Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
Washington, DC 20250