Japan: Japan Initiates Discussion of Food Labeling for Genome Edited Foods

On May 23, 2019, the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) of the Government of Japan (GOJ) held its first public meeting to study how products derived from genome editing technology could be labeled. The CAA plans to hold multiple meetings, but has stated that any labeling requirements will align with Japan’s regulations and standards for genome edited products.

Japan: Japan Initiates Discussion of Food Labeling for Genome Edited Foods