CHICAGO, IL -- (March 24, 2014) Chicago-based Urban Accents is proud to announce that its line of Premium Popcorn Kernels has passed a rigorous, independent verification process by the Non-GMO Project. These popular kernels now feature the Non-GMO Project Verified seal. This seal lets consumers know Urban Accents kernels have met the Non-GMO Project Standard to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMO). With corn being at high risk for GMO’s, the Non-GMO Project Verified seal makes Urban ... Read more
Non-GMO Popped Snack Trailblazer and the Non-GMO Project Ignite a Corn Revolution in Honor of Non-GMO Month
Our Little Rebellion™, a family of insanely delicious Non-GMO Project Verified popped snacks that prove health and taste can coexist, today plowed the way for a new movement to inspire an American revolution in support of non-GMO corn. In honor of Non-GMO Month in October, the brand joined forces with the Non-GMO Project to reveal its crusade via a crop art piece, boldly asking U.S. s... Read more
The Non-GMO Project uses a set of criteria to determine the Standard’s High-Risk List, which is a list of crops and inputs that are highly likely to be genetically modified (GM). As genetically modified organisms (GMOs) enter the market, we evaluate the risk they pose to the non-GMO supply chain, taking into account key criteria including:
The number of acres planted
The crop's presence in the supply chain
How the crop is currently used
How the crop c... Read more
Thanks to everyone for participating in the 2014 Non-GMO Challenge! This year was full of buzz and we saw record engagement.
We received so many good entries this year that it was hard to choose between all of them, and it is clear consumers want and are making change in their communities. Check out the entire gallery of photos!
We want to warmly thank all the brands that donated products for the Dreambox giveways (see full list at bottom). The product contributions were incredible and ... Read more
Saskatoon, SK – March 1, 2012 – Three Farmers has made a commitment to create natural and traceable food products for their customers and this commitment has just been bumped up a notch! Three Farmers has just announced that their entire line of Camelina Oils is now been Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance. All products wil... Read more
The article below is from Supermarket News online (click here to see the original, or click here to download a PDF).
Retailers Go Non-GMO
May 24, 2010 12:00 PM, By JULIE GALLAGHER
Natural food retailers and manufacturers are showing support for the Non-GMO Project Verification Program
PCC Natural Markets is in search of something sweet: a powdered sugar that's free of ingredients derived from genetically engineered corn to be exact. The certified organic grocer hopes to fill a spot on... Read more