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USDA Publishes Draft Rule on National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

May 3, 2018 The USDA today published a draft rule on federal standards for labeling of bioengineered food, as directed by a law passed by Congress in 2016. A 60-day public comment period on the rule begins tomorrow and ends on July 3, 2018. The Non-GMO Project will be coordinating with all of our stakeholders to support engagement in the comment process. Next steps include an informational webinar for brands and retailers, calls to action for the public, and guidance on formal comments... Read more

CasaLuker Cacao Announces New Non-GMO Project Verification

CasaLuker Cacao, a Colombian based chocolate manufacturer, is proud to announce that the company’s Dark Chocolate Palenque 70% and Dark Chocolate Sombra 54% have been Non-GMO Project Verified. The company strongly believes in the safety of their consumers and therefore decided to start the process of getting their products Non-GMO Project Verified, to guarantee and respect the consumer’s right to know what is in their chocolate. CasaLuker Cacao believes this verification offers the highest t... Read more

Balchem’s VitaCholine® Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Balchem Corporation is pleased to announce that the company has achieved Non-GMO Project Verification for the VitaCholine brand choline chloride and choline bitartrate ingredient product lines. The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program is the only non-GMO third-party verification program in North America. Third-party verification is an important mark of quality for product labeling; an independent party utilizing standards developed by industry experts and stakeholders certifies th... Read more

J&J Snack Foods Corp.’s Whole Fruit® Frozen Novelties are NOW Non-GMO Project Verified!

Packed with fruit and available nationwide, just ahead of summer PENNSAUKEN, N.J., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) announced today select Whole Fruit® Fruit Bars and Organic Juice Tubes are now Non-GMO Project Verified. This trusted logo assures consumers no genetically modified ingredients are used during the making of the deliciously fruity frozen treat. Whole Fruit is proud to offer consumers the same guilt-free formula and great taste,... Read more

The Non-GMO Project Standard Revision Public Comment Period is Now Open

About the Non-GMO Project Standard The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. This important work is largely accomplished through our Product Verification Program, the foundation of North America’s most trusted and meaningful label for GMO avoidance. Consumers trust our label because it is a third-party verification program backed by the most rigorous St... Read more

All VitaFiber IMO Products Now Non-GMO Project Verified

VitaFiber fans love our product for more than what’s inside: great taste, soluble prebiotic fiber and simple, USDA Certified Organic ingredients. They also value what’s NOT in VitaFiber. Like extra calories, sugar, preservatives, artificial ingredients, as well as gluten, dairy or other allergens. For some time, most VitaFiber products have also been Non-GMO Project Verified. And now, we are proud to announce that our Non-GMO Project Verified status covers all products sold under the V... Read more

Dairies East and West See Opportunities with Non-GMO Milk

This article was written by Ken Roseboro, Editor of  The Organic & Non-GMO Report, and was originally published at non-gmoreport.com. It has been re-posted with permission from The Organic & Non-GMO Report. At Trickling Springs Creamery switching to non-GMO milk production has been a long-time company goal, according to Joe Miller, director of marketing and specialty sales. “We thought it was the right thing to do,” he says. “From the beginning, we set requirements for... Read more

SweeGen’s BESTEVIA® Reb D stevia sweetener – Non-GMO Project Verified

SweeGen, a nature-based sweetener company announced today that its BESTEVIA® Reb D stevia leaf sweetener has successfully achieved the Non-GMO Project Verified status. SweeGen’s unique production process starts with the stevia leaf and uses a proprietary technology to achieve high purity levels of Reb D. Sensory mapping, obtained through a trained sensory panel, shows that Reb D has a sugar-like taste and a sweetness onset and sweet linger (also called sweetness time intensity) that is clo... Read more

Metagenics Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Select Products

Metagenics, Inc., a health sciences company, announced today that a selection of its products have earned verification from the Non-GMO Project, the leading third-party verification organization for non-GMO foods and products. All Metagenics formulas with a non-GMO indication on the label have always been tested to ensure they are free of genetically modified organisms. In order to achieve verification, The Non-GMO Project, a nonprofit organization, requires the products it tests to mee... Read more