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Frozen Garden Ready to Blend Green Smoothies Now Non-GMO Project Verified

October 9, 2018 (Valparaiso, IN) — Frozen Garden proudly announces its entire line of handcrafted frozen green smoothies are now Non-GMO Project Verified. Created to fill the gap in the average American diet, each smoothie starts with a base of dark leafy greens and is handcrafted using 100 percent whole fruits, vegetables, seeds and spices without any powders, supplements or gimmicks. Frozen Garden is dedicated to making real food for real people from real farmers. When available, they sou... Read more

Pre® Brands Beef is Now Officially Non-GMO Project Verified

Pre® Brands Beef is Officially Non-GMO Project Verified Non-GMO from the start, the most innovative brand in beef now bears the consumer-prized label. CHICAGO, IL, October 3, 2018 – Pre®, the rapidly growing premium, packaged fresh foods brand, announced today that its full line of grass-fed and finished beef is now Non-GMO Project Verified. Founded on 100% transparency, Pre announced this development as part of its continued commitment to providing consumers the highest quality food ... Read more

Fruit Bliss Snackable Fruit and Nut Bites Now Non-GMO Project Verified

FRUIT BLISS EXPANDS INTO THE SNACK CATEGORY WITH THE LAUNCH OF SNACKABLE FRUIT & NUT BITES IN NEW, SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING NEW Fruit & Nut Bites now available direct-to-consumer on FruitBliss.com and Coming to Amazon in October Organic snack food company, Fruit Bliss, is proud to announce the expansion of its offerings to now include pure and simple Fruit & Nut Bites. Made with only five ingredients or less, Fruit & Nut Bites combine a tasty blend of fiber-rich fruit a... Read more

Second Public Comment Period of 2018 Now Underway on the Non-GMO Project Standard

The Non-GMO Project’s biennial public comment periods are foundational to our third-party integrity and fulfillment of our nonprofit mission. From August 20th through October 18th, 2018, public comment is being accepted on changes made in response to comments submitted during round one of the 2018 comment period, which was held from April 16th through June 14th, 2018. The intention of the second round of comment is to alert stakeholders to potential changes to the Standard, allowing an o... Read more

Consumer Awareness of GMOs Continues to Soar

The right to know what’s in your food continues to ring true with consumers. According to the Hartman Organic and Natural Report 2018 consumer awareness of GMOs is almost universal at 97%. The growth in consumer awareness also aligns with an increasing amount of consumers seeking to avoid GMOs. Hartman reports that 46% of shoppers deliberately avoid GMOs when shopping. This finding aligns with the continued growth of sales of Non-GMO Project Verified products which is now estimated to be at... Read more

Emerging Techniques in Biotechnology Pose New Risks to the Non-GMO Supply Chain

Is it possible to create a non-GMO product using genetic engineering? While that might seem ludicrous to most of us, biotechnology companies have mounted an aggressive campaign to convince the world that the products of new genetic engineering techniques such as CRISPR are, in fact, non-GMO. Although this is completely unsupported by the scientific reality (more on that in a moment), developers of these products are so determined to distance themselves from the consumer rejection of GMOs that th... Read more

Europe’s Highest Court Confirms: Products of New Genetic Engineering Techniques are GMOs

The Non-GMO Project applauds the European Court of Justice’s July 25, 2018 ruling on new genetic engineering techniques, which clarifies that products of techniques such as CRISPR-cas9, RNAi, and gene drives are to be considered GMOs under European law. This is a great victory for the 508 million European consumers who will benefit from the regulation and labeling of products made with genetic engineering. The decision aligns with the Non-GMO Project’s position, as products of these new tech... Read more

Beyond Meat Announces Non-GMO Project Verification: Our Products Deliver OMGs Not GMOs

Beyond Meat cements commitment to creating delicious products using simple, plant-based ingredients, without GMOs After completing a rigorous 1-year review process, Beyond Meat’s entire portfolio of products receive Non-GMO Project verification Furthering Beyond Meat’s commitment to transparency and simple ingredients, the plant-based category leader has announced the completion of a rigorous 1-year review process to secure non-GMO verification from The Non-GMO Project’s Product ... Read more

So Good MISO MAYO Now Non-GMO Project Verified

So Good Food Co., based in Venice, CA, proudly announces Non-GMO Project verification of the company’s line of 100% plant-based MISO MAYO condiments. “MISO MAYO has been made in small batches with non-GMO and gluten-free ingredients since 1990, when the So Good Food truck first served our vegan condiments in Los Angeles.  Nutrition- and value-conscious consumers are our mainstay,” says owner Janet Smith. “Our customers have helped us vet new flavors and ingredients, drive label desig... Read more

Local Social Good Start-Up, Peaceful Fruits is now Non-GMO Project Verified

Peaceful Fruits is proud to announce that their entire line of Save-the-World Fruit Leather Snacks is now Non-GMO Project Verified. The mission of Peaceful Fruits is to create a delicious, healthy, ethically sourced snack made from wholesome ingredients and nothing but. As such, Peaceful Fruits highly values transparency and accountability, so consumers know exactly what they’re eating. Peaceful Fruits is committed to natural, sustainable ingredients and was proud to achieve USDA Organic certi... Read more