Category: News

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

Beanitos Bean Chips – Say “No!” To GMOs

** Beanitos Bean Chip Are Verified Non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project** For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lexie Murray   (512) 609-8017 x105   lexie@beanitos.com                                                                                                                                                                            ... Read more

Rally for the Right to Know

Organized by the Organic Consumers Association Millions Against Monsanto MAIN EVENT: Washington, D.C., 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, The White House Sidewalk (The White House Sidewalk is the sidewalk between East and West Executive Avenues on the South side of Pennsylvania Avenue NW) 11am- 3pm Dates for ALL locations is Saturday March 26, 2011 and include (alphabetically): Ann Arbor MI, Southeast corner of Catherine Street and N. 4th Avenue, just south of the A2 Farmers Market and Kerrytown S... Read more

Spring Public Comment Period on Standard Now Underway

From March 10th through April 10th, 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 second round of comment in late spring/early summer. To download a copy of the Standard, please click here. Comments can be submitted online (click here) o... Read more

Peace Cereal® Announces Enrollment in the Non-GMO Project

Enrollment validates Peace Cereal’s long-standing commitment to using only Non-GMO ingredients EUGENE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peace Cereal®, a leading all-natural cereal brand in the U.S., enrolled in the Non-GMO Project’s Product Verification Program effective November, 2010. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, farmers, seed companies and consumers dedicated to the shared mission of ensuring the sustained availability of non-GMO f... Read more