January 31, 2011
We stand united in opposition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to once again allow unlimited, nationwide commercial planting of Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) Roundup Ready alfalfa, despite the many risks to organic and conventional farmers.
Last spring more than 200,000 people submitted comments to the USDA highly critical of the substance and conclusions of its draft EIS on GE Alfalfa. Instead of responding to these comments and con... Read more
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Response to “The Non-GMO Project: Resisting GE or Constructing Defeat?” (Discussion Paper from The Organic Agriculture Protection Fund of the Saskatchewan Organic Directorate)
January 28, 2011
By Megan Westgate, Non-GMO Project Executive Director
It is inspiring to see the growing passion being focused on the problem of GMO contamination; it is a massive challenge, and widespread collaboration is a prerequisite for posit... Read more
CRESCENT CITY, CA (January 21, 2011) - Rumiano Cheese Company proudly announced today that its entire organic cheese line, organic butter, and organic WPC-80% are the first in the world to achieve Non-GMO Project Verification. Rumiano Cheese Company has been producing all natural, grass–fed, rBST-free, kosher, real California cheese for over 90 years and is California’s oldest family owned cheese company.
Rumiano Cheese Company is the first and only cheese company in the world to have ach... Read more
Following the fall 2010 public comment period (held from October 10th to November 10th 2010), the Non-GMO Project Standard Committee and Board of Directors have agreed on proposed revisions to the Standard. Members of the public have an opportunity to comment on these proposed revisions through February 13th, 2011. Once all comments have been reviewed and addressed appropriately, version 7 of the Non-GMO Project Standard will be formally implemented.
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October 2010 marked the first ever Non-GMO Month, celebrated by nearly 600 natural food retailers across the United States. With thousands of products verified as compliant with the Non-GMO Project Standard, and the verification seal starting to appear in stores, the time has come to start celebrating consumers' right to choose non-GMO!
Plans are already underway for Non-GMO Month 2011. This year the event will be celebrated north of the border as well, in recognition of the... Read more
Non-GMO Verified Press Release
4th January , 2010
Pauline McKee, VP Marketing: 281-490-9579; Pauline@OrganicSugars.biz
Karen Stevenson, Communications Manager: 773.904.7915; Karen@OrganicSugars.biz
Sugar Land TX --- It’s really all about food—what we eat, how it’s grown and by whom, and how it’s made. For years, Wholesome Sweeteners has been a staunch advocate for “clean food,” food that’s free from synthetic chemicals, food that’s grown rather than manuf... Read more
As demand for non-GMO choices continues a rapid growth curve, so does demand for the non-profit services of the Non-GMO Project. To support the Project's Product Verification Program, Supporting Retailer Program, and broad outreach and education efforts, the Project recently brought on two new Program Assistants. Working from the Bellingham, WA office, Christopher Keefe and Dedrian Clark were selected from a pool of nearly 80 qualified applicants. They both stood out for their commitment to safe... Read more
Earth Balance® Peanut and Almond Butter First Nut Butters Labeled with Non-GMO Project Seal of Approval
For Immediate Release
BOULDER, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2010) - Earth Balance®, a line of all-natural healthy buttery spreads, shortenings, nut butters and soymilk, announces the Non-GMO Project Verification of Earth Balance® Nut Butters, including Earth Balance® Peanut Butter and Almond Butter products.
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Director of Public Relations
The Sales Factory
WINSTON-SALEM, NC (November 15, 2010) – TW Garner Food Company announced today that its Green Mountain Gringo® salsas and tortilla strips are now officially “Non-GMO Project Verified,” meaning that they have been independently tested and verified to demonstrate best practices for avoidance of genetically-modified ingredients by The Non-GMO Project and its technical consultants, FoodChain Global Ad... Read more
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Bliss Unlimited, LLC
Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss® recently announced that all of Coconut Bliss®’ products are now fully verified by the Non-GMO Project. Since 2005, when the company invented the category with its initial line of organic coconut milk-based, non-dairy frozen dessert, it has been dedicated to using ingredients that are not derived from genetically modified organisms (GMO). Coconut Bliss®’ award-win... Read more