In addition to NGFA and NAEGA
, organizations signing the letter were: American Farm Bureau Federation, American Seed Trade Association, American Soybean Association, Biotechnology Industry Organization, Corn Refiners Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Corn Growers Association, National Oilseed Processors Association, U.S.
NGFA and NAEGA also urged FDA to redesign its registration form to more clearly specify which sections are optional, and to clarify that failure to update optional information is not subject to civil or criminal penalties.
NGFA and NAEGA also termed "inappropriate" FDA's proposal to hold importers financially and criminally liable for the failure of foreign facilities to properly register with the agency.
NGFA and NAEGA voiced major concerns over FDA's proposed regulations to require prior notice of food, feed and feed ingredient imports.