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NPA May Update Personal-Care Standard To Address GMO Use

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

In 2014, the National Products Association will consider a “stronger statement” regarding GMO use in its standard for personal-care certification, according to the group’s senior VP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Cara Welch. Educating members on emerging regulatory issues in the personal-care sector also remains a priority.

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