Bioengineered

(Genetically Engineered/GMO) Products

Ingles Markets is committed to the following:

1. Supporting the mandatory national mandatory labeling of products that are bioengineered or contain bioengineered ingredients per eCFR :: 7 CFR 66.1 -- Definitions.

2. Abiding by all product labeling guidelines currently set forth by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as by state and local regulations. 

3. Acknowledging the 2016 report by the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) findings that current genetically engineered crops are safe for both human and animal consumption and present no health risks. 
Genetically-Engineered Crops Past Experience and Future Prospects | National Academies and direct our associates and customers to resources such as the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) How GMOs Are Regulated in the United States | FDA

4. Continuing to provide our customers with a wide variety of options and choices including USDA Certified Organic products (which by definition are not genetically engineered/not bioengineered) and products labeled “Non GMO” to meet the requests of our valued customers.