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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

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

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

The English Tea Shop Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Established in 2010, English Tea Shop shares a passionate belief in doing things differently.We believe in putting the people and our Prajava (the Sri Lankan word for a united, passionate community) at the heart of our business before profit. Our mantra of ‘celebrating communities from farm to cup’ guided our road to success in over 55 markets worldwide. We believe that if a business looks after its community, the community will look after the business. Having a strong relationship with the ... Read more

Welcome, Madison!

After earning her B.A. in Sociology from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, Madison spent time in Vermont serving with the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Her work with youth development and environmental education based community organizations fueled her passion for nonprofit and mission-driven work and cultivated her interest in sustainable food systems and food education. Prior to joining The Non-GMO Project, Madison worked as the Community Engagement Coordinator for a community-owned food coo... Read more

Fork In The Road Launches First GAP Certified and Non-GMO Project Verified Deli Meats at Whole Foods Market

Fork in the Road Foods is proud to announce the launch of their Non-GMO Project Verified Bulk Deli Meats. The San Francisco based meat company has been working towards transitioning their deli meat line to Non-GMO and is excited to have it available now in Northern California, Southern Pacific, Southwest and Pacific Northwest Whole Foods Market regions. "We are continually striving to improve our standards and take a better path," said Phil Gatto, CEO of Fork in the Road. "In speaking with o... Read more

Sweet Black Garlic Miso Mayo Now Non-GMO Project Verified

So Good Food Co., based in Venice, CA, proudly announces the release of its newest plant-based condiment: Sweet Black Garlic MISO MAYO.  Subtly sweet and savory, rich, dark and exotic, Sweet Black Garlic MISO MAYO is a premium condiment that is first in its category of vegan mayo alternatives to be made of artisanal black garlic.  It is versatile across all day parts and is on trend for plant-based, umami, fermented ingredients, Non-GMO and keto-friendly. Slow, high heat - up to 90 days... Read more