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Agricultural Biotechnology Continuing Education Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in collaboration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has developed a continuing education program about genetically engineered foods, also known as GMOs, for registered dietitians (RDs)/registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered (NDTRs). The program includes a presentation by four experts and a companion education material.

Interested RDs/RDNs and NDTRs can earn free continuing education units at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ EatRight® Store.


The scenes in this video may not depict current recommended infection prevention and control practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For the most current information from FDA on COVID-19, visit www.fda.gov/coronavirus.

Understanding GMOs

This video features a presentation delivered by four experts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Agency for International Development, hosted and moderated by Academy member and RD Allison Miner. By the end of the presentation, you will have increased knowledge to apply to your practice and share with your clients or patients as they seek answers to their questions about genetically engineered foods, commonly known as GMOs.

Companion Education Materials

For Healthcare Professionals

For Health Educators

GMOs and Food Safety: A Guide for Health Educators

Discussion Guide: “A Question of GMOs”

Agricultural Biotechnology Resources

For more information about agricultural biotechnology and GMOs that you can share with your clients and patients, visit www.fda.gov/feedyourmind.

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