On August 19, 2016, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published Notice 54-16.  The notice informs inspection program personnel (IPP) that meat and poultry products establishments or egg product plants may make claims using the abbreviation GMO on the labeling of a meat, poultry or egg product concerning the fact that bioengineered ingredients or genetically modified ingredients were not used in that particular product.  For more information please see this Lieberman PLLC Regulatory Alert.  Please contact Erik Lieberman at erl1@liebermanpllc.com or 202.830.0300 if you have questions or would like additional information.