High Risk Category: Animal Derivatives

Animal-Derived Ingredients

The Non-GMO Project Standard considers animal-derived ingredients as high-risk inputs due to the prevalence of GMOs in animal feed. Most of the corn, soy, and canola grown in North America is genetically modified and ends up in animal feed [note]"USDA ERS - Corn." USDA ERS - Corn. United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, n.d. Web.[/note],[note]"U.S. Domestic Corn Use Table." USDA Economic Research Service, n.d. Web.[/note],[note]"Soybeans & Oil Crops." USDA ERS. Uni... Read more