Category: News

Welcome, Matt!

We are excited to have Matt join the Non-GMO Project as Quality Assurance Coordinator! Originally from Houston, Texas, Matt studied communication at Texas A&M University. After spending some time working for a startup in Austin, he packed up his car and followed the road west to a family-owned organic cattle ranch in northeast California. As a ranch hand, Matt was exposed to holistic and responsible ranching practices which ensured the well being of the animals as well as the health of th... Read more

Ingredient Manufacturer Announces Non-GMO Project Verified Caffeine Ingredient

Applied Food Sciences, Inc. (AFS) takes the next step in demonstrating complete transparency by getting four of its core ingredients Non-GMO Project Verified. The company’s PurCaf® organic caffeine headlines a list of innovative and sustainably sourced offerings by AFS. PurCaf® Organic Caffeine – a 95% caffeine extract from organic green coffee beans PurTea™ Organic Caffeine – a 90% caffeine extract from organic green tea leaves JAVA.g™ – a polyphenolic blend of caffeine... Read more

RawFusion Protein Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

RawFusion announces Non-GMO Project Verification for all flavors of their renowned plant-based RawFusion protein. RawFusion is dedicated to producing only the best plant-based protein products, and that means taking every step possible to ensure premium quality throughout the production process. All products are vegan-approved, third-party gluten-free audited, NSF-GMP-certified, and packaged with 100% post-consumer recycled plastics, and RawFusion protein is now Non-GMO Project Verified. "... Read more

The Non-GMO Project is Headed to Natural Products Expo West

Natural Products Expo West: March 8-11 in Anaheim, CA If you're attending Natural Products Expo West this March, come say hello to the Non-GMO Project team! Stop by booth # 2557 to catch up on the latest news, learn about getting involved with the Non-GMO Project, and meet our team. You may also enjoy the following events at Expo: GMO Labeling: Regulations & Market Opportunities Saturday, March 10: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Room: Marriott—Orange County 1 This panel will cover th... Read more

Algalif Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Astalíf Astaxanthin Ingredient

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin from microalgae, today announced it has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for its Astalíf™ 5% and 10% oleoresin ingredients. “We are pleased to achieve this certification and believe it helps reinforce our commitment to quality and to our customers that want to avoid GMOs in their products,” said Orri Björnsson, CEO of Algalif Iceland. “Much credit goes to our Quality team for its ongoing diligence in suppor... Read more

An Interview with Amarjit Sahota, President and Founder, Ecovia Intelligence

The Non-GMO Project is a proud supporting organization of the Sustainable Foods Summit. The following is an interview we conducted with Amarjit Sahota, President and Founder, Ecovia Intelligence. To learn more about the Sustainable Foods Summit and Ecovia Intelligence, please visit their website. The views, opinions, and positions expressed herein are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or official positions of the Non-GMO Project. N... Read more

Update on the Arctic® Apple

What is the Arctic® apple? The Arctic® apple is an apple that has been genetically modified to not immediately turn brown when cut or bruised. This modification utilizes a genetic engineering technology known as RNA interference (RNAi), which interferes with the fruit’s natural production of an enzyme that causes browning (i.e., polyphenol oxidase [PPO]), thereby reducing the amount of the enzyme present in the apple. What types of Arctic® apples are available? The first Arctic... Read more

Trans-Ocean Products Simply Surimi Brand Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification

Trans-Ocean Products, Inc. announces that its Simply Surimi seafood brand has earned verification from the Non-GMO Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply. Introduced in 2016, Simply Surimi is a surimi seafood product line made with natural ingredients that was developed to appeal to the growing market of consumers seeking clean-labeled foods. The Non-GMO Project is the leading third-party verification system in the United States, requiring p... Read more

NutriGold® Raises The Bar Again With Omega-3 Fish Oils in Non-GMO Project Verified Next-Generation PlantGels™

NutriGold, an industry leader in certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified supplements, proudly announces the launch of its Non-GMO Project Verified omega-3 fish oils in innovative, next-generation PlantGels™— a plant-based vegan softgel made from tapioca. PlantGels™represent a cleaner and healthier alternative to soft gels made using carrageenan, bovine, porcine, or fish gelatin. PlantGels™ help address existing barriers to Non-GMO Project verification for products encapsulated ... Read more

AlgaeHealth Announces AstaZine® Natural Astaxanthin is now Non-GMO Project Verified

Algae Health Sciences, Inc. (AlgaeHealth), a subsidiary of BGG, announced today that its flagship AstaZine® Natural Astaxanthin supercritical CO2 oleoresin extracts produced in Germany and whole-food based Astaxanthin-rich algae powder have attained Non-GMO Project Verified status.  In conjunction with becoming the world’s first Organically Certified Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae product in March 2016 and bearing the NAXA Verified Seal, AstaZine® has now become the clear choice for bra... Read more