FDA WANTS FIRST LOOK AT DISPUTED BIO-FOODS

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration here recently issued a proposed rule requiring manufacturers of food and feed that is produced using genetically modified organisms to meet with the agency before taking their products to market.However, the FDA will not require special labels on bio-foods, despite pressure from environmental and consumer groups. Those who do not use GMOs will still have

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration here recently issued a proposed rule requiring manufacturers of food and feed that is produced using genetically modified organisms to meet with the agency before taking their products to market.

However, the FDA will not require special labels on bio-foods, despite pressure from environmental and consumer groups. Those who do not use GMOs will still have the option of including that information on the label.

Currently, developers

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