In this free continuing education activity, healthcare professionals can explore the complex world of agricultural biotechnology and genetically engineered foods. From understanding the history and regulation of GMOs to exploring the nutritional, environmental and economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology, RDNs, NDTRs and others can enhance their knowledge and better serve their clients. Developed in partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this educational activity is a valuable resource for all healthcare professionals.
The CPE associated with this activity expires on May 31, 2024.
CPE Level: 1
12.4.1 Communicates with stakeholders using agricultural terminology and concepts.
12.4.2 Applies knowledge of local and global food markets, food production systems and nutrition regulations.
4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making.
- Describe agricultural biotechnology, including what agricultural biotechnology means and other names used to identify agricultural biotechnology, the history of agricultural biotechnology, and what genetically engineered crops are grown and sold in the U.S. today.
- Explain federal regulation of agricultural biotechnology and genetically engineered foods, commonly known as GMOs.
- Discuss the nutritional, environmental, humanitarian, and economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology and genetically engineered foods, commonly known as GMOs.