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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

Heartland Crush Opens Iowa Non-GMO Soybean Processing Facility

Supplying a Non-GMO Project Verified, Hexane Free Pressed Soybean Meal and Oil for the Feed and Food Industries. Heartland Crush LLC, a locally producer-owned and operated soybean crushing facility began crushing non-GMO soybeans August 1, 2017. Heartland has the capacity to crush 1.5 million bushels of non-GMO soybeans annually using a Hexane Free Extrusion process. Heartland’s HC X-Pressed™ soybean meal and crude oil are energy dense, highly digestible ingredients for high-performance r... Read more

Ibotta Partners with Non-GMO Project to Celebrate Non-GMO Month

Ibotta, the third most-used shopping app in the U.S. and the largest shopping app in consumer packaged goods, today announced a new partnership with the Non-GMO Project, home to North America's leading verification program for products made according to their rigorous Standard for GMO avoidance. During October, also known as Non-GMO Month, the two organizations will work together to secure donations in support of the nonprofit's mission to raise awareness of Non-GMO Project Verified produ... Read more

Nisso earns Non-GMO Project Verification for CELNY™ and Nisso HPC – Hydroxypropyl Cellulose

Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. (Nisso) has announced that its hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) ingredients – CELNY™ and Nisso HPC – are officially Non-GMO Project Verified. “We are very pleased to be involved with Non-GMO Project, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply” said Wade Tanev, Technical Sales Director, Nisso America. “The Non-GMO Project Verified seal is the industry’s most trusted label, and we are excited to share the le... Read more

Ingredion Incorporated Announces 17 Additions to Non-GMO Project Verification

Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced 17 additions to its broad list of approved Non-GMO Project Verified ingredient solutions. The 17 additions bring Ingredion’s total number of Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients to 133. The Non-GMO Project (www.nongmoproject.org) offers independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance. Ingredion... Read more

Bioriginal’s AlfaPro® Protein Powder Earns Verification by Non-GMO Project

Bioriginal’s AlfaPro® alfalfa protein powder is now Non-GMO Project Verified. Made from 100% young alfalfa plants, AlfaPro® is part of Bioriginal’s line of plant-based proteins useful for maintaining overall health and energy levels. “Achieving this verification is a great outcome for both our company and our customers,” says Bioriginal President, Joe Vidal. “It reaffirms our commitment to traceability and meets the growing consumer demand for non-GMO products.” Consumer interest... Read more