Leading up to Non-GMO Month this October, the Non-GMO Project's Facebook page will be hosting a non-GMO book club series with three leading authors on the topic.
In August, Robyn O'Brien will kick off the series with her book “The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It” (published by Random House May 2009 and now out in paperback). This is the story of how one brave mother, who left her job as a Wall Street analyst to stay home and raise four children,... Read more
Inspiring healthy eating and sustainable choices with hemp
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Portland, OR (July 7, 2010) — Living Harvest Foods announces a strategic partnership with the Non-GMO project, reinforcing the company’s longstanding commitment to sustainable farming and healthy eating with hemp.
Launched in 2008, the Non GMO Project is a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, farmers and consumers in the North American organic and natural product industry. With a shared... Read more
Help change the future of food. The Non-GMO Project is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, articulate and well-organized “people person” to fill our new Communications Manager position. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, processors, distributors, farmers, seed companies and consumers committed to providing North Americans with clearly labeled and independently verified non-GMO food and products.
In addition to providing support to the Executi... Read more
Essenza Communications, Inc.
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Organic and Fair Trade Pioneer CHOICE ORGANIC TEAS Adds Non-GMO Project Verification to its Growing List of Distinctions
Seattle, WA (July 2010) — CHOICE ORGANIC TEAS, the first exclusively organic tea crafter in the United States and the first in the country to introduce Fair Trade Certified™ teas, is now also the first tea company to earn Non-GMO Project Verific... Read more
MSNBC's June 21st 2010 article, “Marketing Push Targets Bioengineered Food,” sheds light on the debate over genetically modified (GM) crops. The article addresses both sides of the GM debate, mentioning the insertion of genes to enable plants to self-produce herbicide and insecticide while addressing health concerns that have been raised.
The article also highlights the gaps in consumer awareness when it comes to the prevalence of GMO. MSNBC cites that, when asked, 82% of consumers could ... Read more
To show appreciation for vendors committed to providing consumers with Non-GMO Project Verified options, The Organic & Non-GMO Report is offering all Non-GMO Project participants a discounted rate on annual subscriptions. Non-GMO Project participants will pay only $79 per year for the monthly publication – that is more than 30% off of the regular annual subscription price at $115!
The Organic & Non-GMO Report is the only publication focusing solely on the GMO issue and t... Read more
On May 29th, GMOs and the Non-GMO Project were the topic of "An Organic Conversation," a San Francisco Bay Area radio show hosted by inspirational speaker and author Helge Hellberg and Produce Expert Mark Mulcahy.
The show included interviews with the Institute for Responsible Technology's Jeffrey Smith, and with the Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project, Megan Westgate.
Click here to listen!... Read more
The article below is from Supermarket News online (click here to see the original, or click here to download a PDF).
Retailers Go Non-GMO
May 24, 2010 12:00 PM, By JULIE GALLAGHER
Natural food retailers and manufacturers are showing support for the Non-GMO Project Verification Program
PCC Natural Markets is in search of something sweet: a powdered sugar that's free of ingredients derived from genetically engineered corn to be exact. The certified organic grocer hopes to fill a spot on... Read more
Joins Supreme Court Case Against Genetically Engineered Alfalfa
For Immediate Release
MARSHALL, CA, April 26, 2010 – Straus Family Creamery is the nation’s first creamery to achieve Non-GMO Project Verification for all its products and will carry the Non-GMO Project Seal on all of its packaging.
The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit collaboration of food producers, retailers and agricultural... Read more
October 2010 will be the first ever Non-GMO Month, with a special Non-GMO Day on October 10th (10.10.10).
Read the press release.
Consumers, click here to find out more.
Retailers, click here to register to be part of Non-GMO Month.
Vendors, click here to enroll in the Product Verification Program.
Press, click here for contact information and resources.
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