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Back To Nature Foods Company Announces Over 70 Products (over 80%) Have Achieved Non-GMO Project Verification

Back to Nature Foods Reaches a Key Milestone in Obtaining Non-GMO Product Verification Across Multiple Product Categories Back to Nature Foods Company, a foods industry leader for more than 50 years, today announced that over 70 products have obtained Non-GMO Project Verification since it began the process in January 2015. Back to Nature’s Non-GMO Project Verified products are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard. The Non-GMO Project Standard provides ongoing verificatio... Read more

Regular Girl earns Non-GMO Project Verification

Regular Girl, a synbiotic blend of patented premium prebiotic fiber and specialized probiotics, has announced that it has been Non-GMO Project Verified. Regular Girl is a soluble, transparent and taste-free dietary supplement that helps maintain a healthy digestive system balance. This Non-GMO Project Verification validates Regular Girl’s quality and its compliance with rigorous best practices for GMO avoidance, including segregation and traceability to prevent contamination. Suitable for v... Read more

Celebrate Non-GMO Month!

When we launched the first Non-GMO Month in October 2010, our intention was to start an annual month-long celebration to educate the public and spotlight Non-GMO Project Verified choices on shelves. Now in its seventh year, Non-GMO Month has more than quadrupled in size. Nearly 2,400 retailers have registered in 2016 to support the Non-GMO Project’s mission of preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers and providing verified non-GMO choices. Thousands of br... Read more

Bumble Bee Moves to Non-GMO Project Verified Tuna

The leading seafood brand announces multiple product innovations including Non-GMO Project Verified wild caught tuna now made with sea salt, plus expanded seafood traceability Bumble Bee Seafoods, North America’s premium seafood company, announced today that its branded portfolio of canned Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water and in Oil is now Non-GMO Project Verified, with plans to verify the balance of its canned and pouch tuna products by the end of the year. The brand, which only uses... Read more

Dog Mamma’s Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification

Dog Mamma’s, LLC is proud to announce all three flavors of their oven-baked dog treats have received verification from the Non-GMO Project, North America’s only third-party verification for non-GMO food and products. The Verified flavors are Pumpkin Snaps, Butternut Kale Bites and Berry Banana Coco Chunk. “Dog Mamma’s is pleased to receive our Non-GMO Project verification. Since our inception, we have been committed to using only the highest quality ingredients in our treats. Achievin... Read more

Flawed GMO Labeling Bill Signed into Federal Law

By Non-GMO Project Executive Director Megan Westgate. -- On July 29th, 2016, a historically discriminatory and fatally flawed mandatory GMO labeling bill was signed into federal law in the United States. The legislation, dubbed by opponents as “the DARK Act” originated from a motivation to preempt states’ ability to require meaningful GMO labeling. Below are our answers to common industry questions about the new legislation and its relationship to the Non-GMO Project. You... Read more

Oregon Chai® Announces New Packaging Design and Non-GMO Project Verification for Five Concentrates

Kerry Foodservice reveals a fresh new look for Oregon Chai® packaging. In addition, the company proudly announces that five of its 32-ounce chai tea concentrates are now Non-GMO Project Verified. The five flavors of Oregon Chai 32-ounce concentrates that now feature the official Non-GMO Project Verified seal include: best-selling The Original™, Caffeine Free, Slightly Sweet, Salted Caramel and Vanilla. Foodservice operators can be proud to serve these chai products that meet the growing co... Read more

FSIS Announces Guidance on non-GMO Meat and Poultry Products

The Non-GMO Project seal has been compliant with FSIS standards since June 2013. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced new compliance guidance on “how companies can make label or labeling claims concerning the fact that bioengineered or genetically modified (GM) ingredients or animal feed were not used in the production of meat, poultry, or egg products.” For brands seeking the Butterfly seal or those who already have Verified products, this new guida... Read more

Dannon’s Non-GMO Commitment

  Dannon press briefing (L to R): Gary Hirshberg (Chairman, Just Label It),  Megan Westgate (Executive Director, Non-GMO Project), Alisa Gravitz (President and CEO, Green America), Mariano Lozano (CEO, Dannon) By Joyce de Brevannes, Marketing and Communications Director In a move towards full transparency, Danone President Mariano Lozano announced that their flagship brands – Oikos, Dannon and Danimals – will be Non-GMO Project Verified. These three brands represent 50% o... Read more

Wai Koko Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification on their 100% Pure Coconut Water and Kona Mocha Infused Coconut Water

Wai Koko Beverage Company is pleased to announce their 100% Pure Coconut Water and Kona Mocha Infused Coconut Water have received verification from the Non-GMO Project, North America’s only third‐party verification for non-GMO food and products. Both beverages are available in 17.5 FL oz. and 8.5 FL oz. BPA free cans. “We are very excited to receive our Non-GMO Project verification. Obtaining this was a natural step for us as we are committed to using only high quality real food ingredi... Read more