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USDA/AMS RIN: 0581-AD54 Publication ID: Spring 2019 
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). The provisions of this rule, pursuant to the law, 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: Completed Actions 
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  05/04/2018  83 FR 19860   
Comment Period End  07/03/2018 
Final Action  12/21/2018  83 FR 65814   
Final Rule Effective  02/19/2019 
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