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Understanding Biotechnology: New GMOs

Please review Understanding Biotechnology: What is a GMO? for GMO basics. THE EMERGENCE OF NEW GMOS For the past 25 years, genetically modified organisms have been largely limited to transgenic crops and animals: organisms that have been genetically modified by combining the DNA from two or more different species. This is beginning to change. GMOs are now being created with newer genetic engineering techniques, some of which do not involve transgenic technologies. The Non-GMO Project is commit... Read more

Welcome Karoline!

Karoline is excited to bring her experience teaching and love of communication and research to the Non-GMO Project to promote education and food transparency. After receiving her M.A. in English from Western Washington University, Karoline applied her education as an editor for pedagogy and writing journals and a teacher of English and creative writing. Before coming to the Non-GMO Project, she was a teacher and program coordinator in Madrid, Spain. Outside of work, Karoline enjoys being... Read more

Understanding Biotechnology: What is a GMO?

The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program allows participants to submit products to be evaluated against the Non-GMO Project Standard. Participants must demonstrate that their products are not made with genetically modified organisms, including products of biotechnology. Products that demonstrate their non-GMO status in accordance with the Standard may become Verified and use the Non-GMO Project Verified mark. GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an or... Read more

NONNI’S FOODS DEBUTS FIRST LINE OF NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFIED BISCOTTI AND BISCOTTI BITES FROM LA DOLCE VITA

Contact: Maggie Lowman Maggie.Lowman@hkstrategies.com (440) 591-1129 New line of premium artisan snacks to be unveiled at Expo East 2019 WEXFORD, PA. (Sept. 11, 2019) – Nonni’s Foods, North America’s leading artisan baker, is debuting a new line of La Dolce Vita biscotti and biscotti bites at this year’s Expo East taking place Sept. 12 – 14. Baked with premium, Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients, Fairtrade certified cocoa and cage-free eggs, these new products reflect t... Read more

Nature’sRepair Food Grade Skin Care Products are Now Non-GMO Project Verified

(September 4 - Grandville, MI) - At Nature’sRepair, a 100% natural food skin care company, the core mission has always been to foster a toxin free world. A world without the endless chemicals and toxins that overwhelm us at every turn. In support of this ambitious initiative, Nature’sRepair is thrilled to announce its superfood skin care products are now Non-GMO Project verified. A true confirmation of the company’s commitment to providing truly healthy skin care to people from al... Read more

Welcome Lindsey!

The Non-GMO Project is excited to welcome Lindsey Rieck to the Marketing and Outreach team as their Digital Media Assistant! Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Lindsey developed a love for the environment at a young age from going on long hikes with her family. After graduating from Western Washington University with a BA in Environmental Studies and a minor in communications, Lindsey spent a year as an AmeriCorps Food Educator at Common Threads Farm. As a Food Educator, she developed a ... Read more

Frozen Garden Launches Fusions – A New Line of Non-GMO Verified Single-Serve Water Infusers

Fusions are a frozen “cube” made with 100 percent fruit and herbs that consumers can add to water Valparaiso, IN (August 9, 2019) – Frozen Garden, known for its frozen Green Smoothies is expanding beyond its current line to offer consumers a convenient way to infuse their water, without added sugar or processed powders, with its new and innovative Fusions. Each Frozen Garden Fusion is Non-GMO Project Verified, handcrafted with 100% real fruit and herbs and frozen into a single-serve ... Read more

Nuttee Bean Co.® presents FAVALICIOUS™: Snacks as they’ve never bean before!

A highly exclusive ingredient list, but an all inclusive guest list  MIAMI – (May 30, 2019) Since day one, the goal of Nuttee Bean Co.® has been to create clean-label snacks that can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone, regardless of dietary restrictions or food allergies. Excitingly, Nuttee Bean Co.® is rolling out their new packaging, developed with the help of their customer base and Package Designer Sarah Wielusz. Coupled with new non-GMO and Kosher certifications, FAVALICIOUS® (a... Read more

NON-GMO PROJECT PUBLISHES STANDARD VERSION FIFTEEN

The updated Non-GMO Project Standard offers North America’s most meaningful system for GMO avoidance Contact: Hans Eisenbeis Phone: 360-255-7704 x107 Email: Press@nongmoproject.org Bellingham, WA—July 26, 2019—The Non-GMO Project published the fifteenth version of the Non-GMO Project Standard today. The most rigorous standard of its kind, the Non-GMO Project Standard is a consensus-based document crafted with insight from dozens of industry experts, reflecting a dynamic range of pe... Read more

NON-GMO PROJECT RESPONDS TO GMO WHEAT CONTAMINATION IN WASHINGTON

CONTACT: Hans Eisenbeis EMAIL: Hans@nongmoproject.org PHONE: 360-255-7704 x107 Bellingham, WA, June 19, 2019—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced last week that an unapproved variety of genetically engineered glyphosate-resistant wheat was found in an unplanted farm in Washington state. This experimental variety was reportedly grown in field trials more than a decade ago. There are no genetically engineered wheat variet... Read more