Understanding GMOs

Understanding GMOs

This free, self-study module aims to educate nutrition professionals about agricultural biotechnology and GMOs.

  • Release Date: July 13, 2022
  • SKU LOUGMO712
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Developed in partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this free continuing professional education activity aims to educate RDNs, NDTRs, and other healthcare professionals about agricultural biotechnology and GMOs.

The CPE associated with this activity expires on May 31, 2024.

CPEU: 0.5
CPE Level: 1

Performance Indicators

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
  • Release Date: July 13, 2022
  • SKU LOUGMO712