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USDA/AMS RIN: 0581-AD54 Publication ID: Spring 2018 
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: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 1285   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 114-216    7 U.S.C. 1621 to 1627   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    07/29/2018 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/00/2018 
Final Action  07/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Arthur Neal
Deputy Administrator, Federal Grain Inspection Service
Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
1400 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20250
Phone:202 690-1300