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An Interview with Amarjit Sahota, President and Founder, Ecovia Intelligence

The Non-GMO Project is a proud supporting organization of the Sustainable Foods Summit. The following is an interview we conducted with Amarjit Sahota, President and Founder, Ecovia Intelligence. To learn more about the Sustainable Foods Summit and Ecovia Intelligence, please visit their website. The views, opinions, and positions expressed herein are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or official positions of the Non-GMO Project. N... Read more

Update on the Arctic® Apple

What is the Arctic® apple? The Arctic® apple is an apple that has been genetically modified to not immediately turn brown when cut or bruised. This modification utilizes a genetic engineering technology known as RNA interference (RNAi), which interferes with the fruit’s natural production of an enzyme that causes browning (i.e., polyphenol oxidase [PPO]), thereby reducing the amount of the enzyme present in the apple. What types of Arctic® apples are available? The first Arctic... Read more

Trans-Ocean Products Simply Surimi Brand Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification

Trans-Ocean Products, Inc. announces that its Simply Surimi seafood brand has earned verification from the Non-GMO Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply. Introduced in 2016, Simply Surimi is a surimi seafood product line made with natural ingredients that was developed to appeal to the growing market of consumers seeking clean-labeled foods. The Non-GMO Project is the leading third-party verification system in the United States, requiring p... Read more

NutriGold® Raises The Bar Again With Omega-3 Fish Oils in Non-GMO Project Verified Next-Generation PlantGels™

NutriGold, an industry leader in certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified supplements, proudly announces the launch of its Non-GMO Project Verified omega-3 fish oils in innovative, next-generation PlantGels™— a plant-based vegan softgel made from tapioca. PlantGels™represent a cleaner and healthier alternative to soft gels made using carrageenan, bovine, porcine, or fish gelatin. PlantGels™ help address existing barriers to Non-GMO Project verification for products encapsulated ... Read more

AlgaeHealth Announces AstaZine® Natural Astaxanthin is now Non-GMO Project Verified

Algae Health Sciences, Inc. (AlgaeHealth), a subsidiary of BGG, announced today that its flagship AstaZine® Natural Astaxanthin supercritical CO2 oleoresin extracts produced in Germany and whole-food based Astaxanthin-rich algae powder have attained Non-GMO Project Verified status.  In conjunction with becoming the world’s first Organically Certified Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae product in March 2016 and bearing the NAXA Verified Seal, AstaZine® has now become the clear choice for bra... Read more

Legacy Brands Imperial Sugar® and Dixie Crystals® Secure Non-GMO Project Verification

Imperial Sugar Company (“ISC”) is proud to announce that multiple products under the flagship retail brands Imperial Sugar® and Dixie Crystals® have secured Non-GMO Project verification. Imperial Sugar and Dixie Crystals Non-GMO Project Verified products include: 2-lb, 4-lb, 5-lb, 10-lb and 25-lb extra-fine granulated sugar 1-lb, 2-lb, 25-lb, 50-lb 6X and 10X powdered sugar 1-lb, 2-lb, 25-lb, 50-lb light brown sugar 1-lb, 2-lb, 25-lb, 50-lb dark brown sugar Imperial Sug... Read more

Animal Feed is the Key to a Non-GMO Future

If you eat dairy, eggs, meat, or other animal products, choosing items that are Non-GMO Project Verified is the single biggest way you can help protect a non-GMO future. That’s because the majority of genetically engineered crop acres in the United States are used for animal feed, and the Non-GMO Project is the only seal in the marketplace that requires ongoing GMO testing of feed. Why animal feed is important According to the USDA’s last agriculture census, 60% of all cropland is ... Read more

BioBag Announces New Non-GMO Project Verification

BioBag, a world leader in providing bags for the collection of organic waste for the purpose of composting, is proud to announce that the company's 3 Gallon Food Scrap Bags and 13 Gallon Food Scrap Bags have been Non-GMO Project Verified. The company is also in the process of verifying their compostable commercial liners and produce bags. “BioBag makes compostable bags from a resin based on agriculture resources, including corn, which is a focal point of our logo and something we get as... Read more

Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics Earns Non-GMO Project Verification for ProHydrolase®

Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics, an international enzyme and probiotic-based dietary supplement formulator and contract manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it has earned Non-GMO Project verification for ProHydrolase, the company’s branded enzyme blend for protein digestion. ProHydrolase is the third of Deerland’s branded products to earn verification; the company’s DE111 probiotic and PreforPro prebiotic were verified earlier this year. “Consumer demand for non-GMO supplement... Read more

Tiesta Tea Receives Official Stamp of Non-GMO Project Verified

Tiesta Tea has always used simple and transparent ingredients to give consumers only the healthiest tea blends. Now, Tiesta Tea is excited to announce that 35 unique tea blends have received “Non-GMO Project Verified” status after years of using non-GMO ingredients. According to NonGMOProject.org, there is growing evidence linking GMOs and health problems. This is just one reason why Tiesta Tea is proud to use non-GMO ingredients when possible. About Tiesta Tea Tiesta Tea is a Chica... Read more