Category: News

Mighty Mustard™ Cover Crop Seed Verified by The Non-GMO Project

Contact: Kim Davidson (509) 487-0755   For Immediate Release   Farmers and gardeners have a new, all-natural way to improve their soil and protect their crops: Mighty Mustard™ cover crop seed. Mighty Mustard™ is the only cover crop seed verified by The Non-GMO Project. Mighty Mustard™ contains high levels of the natural chemical agents that make mustard spicy. In plant form, these natural chemicals suppress weeds, harmful insects and... Read more

GMO Foods: What They Are and How You Can Avoid Them

From Non-GMO Month guest blogger Dr. Group, author of the Global Healing Center ======= Genetically Modified Foods are crop plants (fruits, vegetables and grains) that have been altered using molecular biology techniques that intentionally enhance certain properties of the plant that are seen as beneficial for the plants proliferation and growth. This includes things like resistance to toxic herbicides, or bettering the crop's ability to resist rotting during transportation or producing ... Read more

Now Hiring: Program Assistant

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking a part-time Program Assistant to join our mission-drive team. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit multi-stakeholder collaboration committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. The Program Assistant will provide administrative and communications support for our Product Verification Program, Supporting Retailer Program, and national Non-GMO Month events. The successful candi... Read more

As Concerns about Food Safety and GMOs Intensify, Retailers Launch First National Non-GMO Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Click here to download a PDF of the info sheet at right) UPLAND, CA—This October, more than 580 natural food stores nationwide will take part in the first ever Non-GMO Month, celebrating consumers’ right to choose food and products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organized by the non-profit Non-GMO Project, the event coincides with the launch of the “Non-GMO Project Verified” seal on retail products. The process of genetic modifi... Read more

Viterra Offers First Non-GMO Project Verified Canola Oil

For more information contact: Marshall Galloway Sales and Business Development Viterra Canola Processing - Ste. Agathe (204) 882-2565 ext. 2266 Viterra Canola Processing is excited to announce  that it has received Non-GMO Project Verification for its Non-GMO and Non-GMO Omega-9 (high oleic) expeller-pressed canola oils. Viterra is producing and marketing the first canola oils in North America to be verified by the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project ... Read more

New Chapter Becomes First Vitamins & Supplement Company Verified by the Non-GMO Project

For more information contact: Sara Newmark, Sustainability Manager New Chapter P: +1.802.257.0018 September 21st, 2010, Brattleboro, VT – New Chapter proudly announces that its multivitamins are the first in the nation to achieve Non-GMO Project Verification. New Chapter has long been committed to rooting out Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), and is now demonstrating that commitment by pursuing Non-GMO Project verification for its entire line of whole-food v... Read more

Hemp Oil Canada Joins the Non-GMO Project

Adding “Non-GMO” to growing list of benefits of hemp food products and ingredients   For more information, contact: Benilda Sable Marketing and Regulatory Affairs Anndrea Hermann Sales Manager, Information Specialist & Industry Liaison FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ste. Agathe, Manitoba, Canada (August 20, 2010) – Hemp Oil Canada Inc. (HOCI), Canada’s leader in procurement, processing, marketing and distribution of hemp food ... Read more

67 of the Nation’s Top 100 Dairies now all or partially rBGH Free

A list released this week by Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility shows that 67 of the top 100 dairies in the U.S. are now either partially or completely rBGH-free. A genetically modified growth hormone used to stimulate milk production in cows, rBGH has been banned by the European Union, Japan, Australia and Canada, due to animal and human health concerns. While rBGH remains legal in the United States, increased consumer concern, and rejection of rBGH products, has led to a tipping point... Read more

Say No to Genetically Modified Salmon

With the pending approval of genetically engineered salmon looming large, The Center for Food Safety today launched a new website dedicated to providing information and helping the public to take action on the first GE animal intended for human consumption. The website comes one week before the FDA’s scheduled public hearing on the approval of AquaBounty’s AquaAdvantage, GE Atlantic salmon. CFS’s new website,, has educational materials, actions for consumers and companie... Read more