Category: News

Welcome Erin!

The Non-GMO Project is excited to welcome Erin Matchett to the team, as the new Marketing and Communications Assistant. Erin is a California native whose love of the outdoors brought her to the Pacific Northwest. Erin is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Communication and a minor in American History. She also holds a Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School and is admitted to the State Bar of California. Erin’s legal studies took her to London, Italy and Hawaii, and she strives t... Read more

Welcome Andriana!

We at the Non-GMO Project are pleased to welcome Andriana Rogers to our Marketing and Communications department as Digital Content Assistant. With a bachelor’s degree from CU Boulder focusing on environmental and social justice, Andriana has long been dedicated to ensuring a safe and sustainable food supply. Her student work experience includes the CU Environmental Center and the non-profit Eco-Cycle, along with volunteer positions focusing on everything from food rescue to free speech. The... Read more

Welcome Heather!

The Non-GMO Project is pleased to welcome Heather Walker as the new Client Services Assistant! Heather recently earned her Masters in Development Studies from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, where as part of her studies she researched the motivations of Indonesian coffee cooperatives to become fair trade certified and their early experience as a fair trade partner. Previously, as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali, she lived in a rural farming community and worked with women’s ... Read more

Welcome Kiira!

The Non-GMO Project is excited to welcome Kiira Heymann to the team as Client Services Assistant! Kiira moved to Bellingham in 2011 to pursue her M.Ed. at Western Washington University where she focused on experiential education and non-profit leadership and management. She recieved her B.A. in English and Environmental Studies from Colby College, and has traveled for work as a teacher, backpacking guide and farm apprentice in both the U.S. and abroad. Most recently she has served on the faculty... Read more

O&T Farms Ltd Earns Non-GMO Verification of Omega-3 Livestock Feed Ingredients!

  To meet the growing consumer demand for non-GMO products, O&T Farms teamed up with the Non-GMO Project to verify that their Omega-3 feed supplements (LinPRO™ and LinPROTM-R) were compliant with the Non-GMO Project standards. “Achieving Non-GMO Project Verified status for our linPRO™ and linPRO™-R products further demonstrates our commitment to producing high quality, value-added, Omega-3 feed ingredients for livestock.” – Elan Ange, CEO of O&T Farms About the com... Read more

Happy New Year!

At this time 10 years ago, I was volunteering full-time to create a new non-profit organization called the Non-GMO Project. Our small group working on the effort had given up hope that government would ever give consumers the information they need to know about GMOs. Meanwhile, we saw that shoppers were increasingly concerned about GMOs and looking for non-GMO options. We reasoned that since there was a market for non-GMO, producers would create a supply for it—they just needed a system... Read more

TRUETONiQS™ is Now Certified Organic and NON-GMO Project Verified

TRUETONiQS™, in a show of their continuing commitment to providing the highest-quality liquid dietary supplement for today’s highly-informed, health-conscious consumer, is proud to showcase key certifications for its four uniquely placed products. Each of the unique TONiQS™ are designed for people looking to address some of the most common challenges being experienced these days, without having to resort to taking lots of pills. BRAIN TONiQ™ is designed to promote healthy brain and co... Read more

Lallemand Range of Inactive Yeast and Yeast Extracts has Received Non-GMO Project Verification

After a thorough preparation over the past year, with the objective to support the increasing demand of its North American customers, Lallemand has successfully obtained Non-GMO Project (NGP) Verification for its range of inactive yeast and yeast extracts. With the increasing consumer demand for non-GMO products in North America, raw material suppliers who want to be part of this initiative are requested to provide non-GMO products. “Although Lallemand’s inactive yeast products are not ge... Read more

Ganeden Earns Non-GMO Project Verification on Probiotic Ingredient

GanedenBC30 makes food industry history, leads the way in compliance and transparency Ganeden, already known as an innovation leader in the functional food industry, has again broken new ground with the announcement that GanedenBC30® has earned Non-GMO Project Verification. The international ingredient manufacturer worked with the Non-GMO Project to put its probiotic strain through rigorous third-party evaluation, confirming that the ingredient follows the best practices for GMO avoidance. ... Read more

BerryPharma Extracts Receive Non-GMO Project Verification

Iprona AG is a leading international processor and supplier of elderberry as well as other red berries and exotic fruits which are processed into concentrates, compounds and extracts. The Extracts are sold under the BerryPharma® trademark and used in the food, nutrition, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. We manufacture both liquid and powdered extracts made from red berries, such as Black Elderberry, Blackcurrant, Bilberry, Chokeberry (Aronia), and Cranberry. Our proprietary membrane e... Read more