Category: News

Lifeway Foods’ Kefir Products Enrolled in Non-GMO Project

Delicious, Nutritious, Convenient Kefir Beverages Expected to Become Verified Later This Year   MEDIA CONTACT: Erin O'Connor SS.PR (847) 415-9320 eoconnor@sspr.com   For Immediate Release: Morton Grove, IL (April 20, 2011) —Just in time for April’s all-natural Earth Day celebrations, Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY) announced today that its entire lineup of delicious probiotic Kefir, Frozen Kefir, Helios ™, ProBugs ™, and BioKefir ™ beverages has been en... Read more

Attune Foods Is Proud to Announce Uncle Sam, Erewhon, and New Morning Cereals Are Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Verification of wheat and rice products by Non-GMO Project furthers natural heritage of Attune Foods’ cereals   SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 26, 2011 – Attune Foods, a leader in natural and organic cereals, is proud to announce that fifteen of its Uncle Sam, Erewhon, Skinner’s and New Morning products are now verified by the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder collaboration committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educ... Read more

Non-GMO Project Retailer Webinar May 4th

With consumer interest in Non-GMO food higher than ever, the Non-GMO Project is hosting a webinar for retailers on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, from 11 am-12:30 pm PDT (starts at 12 pm MDT, 1 pm CDT, 2 pm EDT). To register, click here. During this webinar, we will provide you and your team with all of the information you’ll need to engage your customers, and begin preparing for Non-GMO Month 2011. We will cover: Basic information about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) History an... Read more

Spring Public Comment Period on Standard Extended through April 17th

To accommodate stakeholders currently working on NOSB comments, we have extended the spring public comment period by one week, through Sunday April 17th. From March 10th through April 17th, consumers, retailers, vendors, processors, farms, seed companies, and all other members of the public have the opportunity to submit comment on the Non-GMO Project Standard. Feedback and suggested revisions will be reviewed by the Project's Standard Committee, who will release a reflective draft for a seco... Read more

Attention Retailers: Non-GMO Specials for June 2011 (UNFI)

More shoppers are looking for non-GMO than ever before, and nine Non-GMO Project Participants have teamed up with UNFI to offer some great deals this June! These promotions will be listed in a special Non-GMO section in the June catalogue. The Non-GMO Project will be offering PDF artwork for shelf talkers, channel strips and FAQ brochures; information about all of these will be emailed directly to our Retailer Endorsers in May. This is a perfect warm-up for Non-GMO Month in October! [slideshow i... Read more

Donate to the Non-GMO Cause!

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, the Non-GMO Project relies on public support to fulfill our mission of protecting your right to choose non-GMO. Your donation of any amount is fully tax-deductible and deeply appreciated! Click here to DONATE.... Read more

EatPastry® Vegan Cookie Dough Announces Enrollment in the Non-GMO Project

Enrollment validates EatPastry’s long-standing commitment to sourcing Non-GMO ingredients   San Diego, CA (April 5, 2011) – EatPastry®, the only entirely vegan cookie dough brand in the U.S., has announced their enrollment in the Non-GMO Project’s Product Verification Program. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, farmers, seed companies and consumers committed to the shared mission of ensuring the sustained availabilit... Read more

PCC Natural Markets Highlights Non-GMO Project Verified

Retailers started the Non-GMO Project, and their role in educating shoppers is critical to our strategy. That's why it's so great to see promotions like this effort from PCC Natural Markets in Seattle/Puget Sound region. PCC is the largest consumer-owned natural food retail co-operative in the United States, with nine stores owned by nearly 45,000 members. These photos were taken in the Freemont store in mid-March 2011. [slideshow id=5]... Read more

Non-GMO Project Verified Fastest Growing Retail Claim

According to SPINS, the premier provider of industry reporting services on natural and specialty products, sales of Non-GMO Project Verified items are now growing faster than any other product claim they track, with sales of at least $250mm in marketplace sales. Click here to download a PDF of this chart, provided courtesy of SPINS. ... Read more

It’s Official: Sol Cuisine Participates in the Non-GMO Project

For Immediate Release: January 20, 2010 TORONTO, ON: Sol Cuisine, a leading Canadian based vegetarian foods manufacturer is pleased to announce its official participation in the NON-GMO Project. Participation in the independent third party verification program is designed to assess compliance with specific standards, requiring traceability, segregation and testing at critical control points, offering consumers an informed choice for GMO avoidance. “Public opinion polls indicate that a... Read more