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Natreon Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Ingredient Portfolio

Innovative nutritional ingredient company Natreon, aligning with consumer demand for GMO transparency, obtains Non-GMO Project verification for its portfolio of botanical ingredients.   New Brunswick, NJ (July 2, 2018) – Natreon, Inc., an innovative ingredient supplier known for its patented ingredients derived from nature, is pleased to announce that it has earned Non-GMO Project verification for each of its six ingredients. “Consumer demand for non-GMO foods, beverages and dietary ... Read more

Report: Terminology proposed in USDA GMO labeling rule would confuse and mislead consumers

On May 3rd, the USDA released its long-awaited draft of a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, pursuant to a law passed in July 2016. While there are many aspects of the draft that warrant comment (check out our complete list here), one thing that is particularly outrageous is the terminology proposed. Under the proposed rule, it would become illegal to make a GMO disclosure using anything other than these two terms: bioengineered and "BE." In order to help establish just how mislead... Read more

Crunchmaster® Unveils New Products and Flavors

LOVES PARK, Ill. – Crunchmaster®, a brand of gluten-free, premium crackers, announces exciting new products and line extensions. “Consumers are looking for great taste that’s better-for-you,” said Kim Holman, marketing director at TH Foods, Inc., manufacturer of Crunchmaster crackers. “Savory, sweet, and spicy flavors are what consumers are seeking, especially when it comes to crackers. We are excited to keep expanding on our better-for-you cracker options with new products and ex... Read more

Forester Farmers Market Premium Chicken Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Rogers, Arkansas – June 26, 2018 Forester Farmers Market®, proudly produced by Ozark Mountain Poultry, is pleased to announce that 100% of its retail chicken products have earned the esteemed Non-GMO Project Verified Seal. Along with their USDA Process Verified certification, Forester Farmers Market continues to answer the demands of our consumers to offer healthy, natural, premium chicken that working families can afford. Forester Farmers Market chicken is non-GMO, antibiotic-free, cag... Read more

HENRI MOR Extra Virgin Olive Oils are now Non-GMO Project Verified!

HENRI MOR is proud to announce that its entire portfolio of Extra Virgin Olive Oils has obtained Non-GMO Project Verified status. At HENRI MOR we support people´s right to choose safe, fresh, natural, healthy, and Non-GMO foods, says Henri Alegria, CEO of the HENRI MOR Company. “We are committed to fulfilling our customers’ evolving needs,” to listening to their desire for more Non-GMO products, and to increase their trust and confidence. We are a family business dedicated to make H... Read more

Comment on the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

Background The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) is the culmination of two decades of Americans overwhelmingly demanding mandatory labeling of GMO foods. The draft version published by the USDA on May 3 leaves many questions unanswered and indicates plenty of cause for alarm. The USDA is currently accepting comments through July 3. In order to support you in making your voice heard, the Non-GMO Project has created a short webinar explaining key points for comments, and has... Read more

Karma Nuts is now Non-GMO Project Verified!

June 1, 2018 Karma Nuts, a California-based nuts manufacturer, is proud to announce that the company’s entire line of WrappedⓇ, Roasted, and Raw Cashews have been Non-GMO Project Verified. The company continually strives to simplify their snacks by reducing ingredient lists and increasing product transparency. The company believes in supporting and joining initiatives that increase customer trust and confidence and therefore decided to add all of the Karma Nuts products to the Non-GMO Pro... Read more

Whole Foods Market GMO Labeling Policy Update

On May 18th, Whole Foods Market announced an update to its GMO Labeling Policy. Specifically, in light of the USDA’s recently released draft rule on a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, Whole Foods has paused its September 1, 2018 compliance deadline while remaining firm on its commitment to verification of non-GMO claims. The scope of the retailer’s original policy, announced in March 2013, was a requirement for suppliers of food products to label products that contain ... Read more

Whirlybird Granola Rolls Out Innovative Packaging for On-The-Go Consumer

Packaging Invites Consumers to Add Their Favorite Mix-In, and Change Their Whirl In Granola Company’s Latest Initiative Whirlybird Granola, a Cincinnati-based company focused on a transparent and authentic approach to granola, has announced an innovation in packaging. Soon to be available online and in select retailers at an SRP of $2.49 for each two-ounce package, the brand reveals a convenient two-ounce package for the grab-and-go consumer. Included is a collapsible spoon that invites co... Read more

Chuckanut Crunch Granola is Now Non-GMO Project Verified!

Chuckanut Crunch Granola – A Bellingham, WA based granola company is proud to announce that the company’s Banana Walnut, Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry and Tropical varieties of granola have all been Non-GMO Project Verified. The company highly values the consumers right to know what is in the foods they eat and keeping whole foods whole through minimal processing. “We are excited to have our granola Non-GMO project verified, Chuckanut Crunch Granola contains no preservatives or refined sugar. ... Read more