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MEGAFOOD RECEIVES NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFIED SEAL FOR WHOLE FOOD SUPPLEMENTS

DERRY, NH (June 25, 2013) – MegaFood’s Blood Builder, Wild Blueberry, Magnesium, Calcium and Calcium Magnesium and Potassium whole food supplement products have received the Non-GMO Project Verified seal from the Non-GMO Project, which is a third party certification program that assures a product has been produced according to consensus-based best practices for GMO (genetically modified organism) avoidance. “Several of our MegaFood products have been submitted for the Non-GMO Project Ve... Read more

Non-GMO Project Verified label receives approval for meat, liquid egg products

[caption id="attachment_16002" align="alignright" width="150"] Non-GMO Project Verified meat and liquid eggs will display a slightly reformatted seal and supplemental text.[/caption] The Non-GMO Project Verified label recently cleared a regulatory hurdle for labeling meat and liquid egg products. This is the first time that the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a branch of the USDA that regulates such products, has approved a non-GMO label claim. The approval from FSIS marks the e... Read more

LIVE BETTER BRANDS, LLC. RECEIVES NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFICATION FOR ENTIRE WAY BETTER SNACKS® PRODUCT LINE

June 10, 2013: Live Better Brands, LLC. received official verification from the Non-GMO Project in May 2012 for its entire line of Way Better Snacks® sprouted tortilla chips: Simply Sunny Multi Grain, Simply Sweeet Potato, Simply  Beyond Black Bean, Simply So Sweet Chili, Simply Unbeatable Blues and No Salt Naked Blues. "We are proud that our product line has met the high standard required to become Non-GMO Verified. Way Better Snacks® believes that changes can be made, even if it's just... Read more

NON-GMO PROJECT RESPONDS TO USDA ANNOUNCEMENT OF GMO WHEAT CONTAMINATION IN OREGON

MEDIA CONTACT: Courtney Pineau courtney@nongmoproject.org Bellingham, WA, May 29, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced today that an unapproved variety of genetically engineered glyphosate-resistant wheat was found in samples taken from a farm in Oregon. The variety detected was the same variety that Monsanto grew in test plots in 16 states from 1998 to 2005. There are no genetically engineered wheat variet... Read more

Home Appétit Celebrates Non-GMO Project Verification with 20% discount code for Non-GMO Project supporters

ATLANTA, GA - A happy kitchen is a Home Appétit Kitchen, one stocked with non-genetically modified oils, verified by the prestigious Non-GMO Project.  The recent verification announcement comes on the heels of Home Appétit’s web launch that features detail and description of its very high-quality Extra Virgin Olive and Canola oils. “We are enormously proud of this verification,” said Kurt Singleton, Co-Owner of Home Appétit, “because it validates the passion and commitment all of ... Read more

Morselicious Treats Earn Non-GMO Project Verification

The CEO/founder of the company, Maura (“Mo”) is a Board Certified Health Coach-AADP and lovingly calls her snacks ‘Morselicious Treats’ – not cookies, as they contain no eggs, sugar, butter or fat. Mo discovered her ‘Morselicious Treats’ when her dad, Mac, a diabetic and heart patient (recovering from quadruple bypass surgery) craved baked treats. So to keep her dad healthy and satisfied, she baked up a vegan, gluten and sodium free (no sweeteners or preservatives) snack that co... Read more

THE REPUBLIC OF TEA ANNOUNCES NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFICATION

Twenty-Two Teas Receive Verification from the Non-GMO Project NOVATO, CALIF., (February 22, 2013) – The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is pleased to announce the Non-GMO Project Verification of over 20 of its premium teas and herbs from the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, offers North America’s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products. Many of the teas that are n... Read more

Non-GMO Center Spread in WA Post Circular

February 27, 2013: Today's Washington Post included a special circular dedicated to The Organic Movement. The center spread of the circular features an article by Non-GMO Project Executive Director Megan Westgate. Click here to download a PDF of the circular.... Read more

ChiaRezza, a Non-GMO Project Verified, Allergy Friendly Superfoods Cereal Line To Debut At The 2013 Natural Products Expo West

Seattle, WA – OMG Foods Inc is extremely proud to have their allergy friendly,  superfood cereal line (ChiaRezza! Organic Chia Cereal) verified by the Non-GMO Project. The cereal flavors are free from the Top 8 Allergens as well as certified:  Organic, Kosher, Gluten Free and Vegan.  www.chia-rezza.com “We believe every consumer has the right to know what’s in their food, and the right to choose whether or not to consume GMOs. It was an easy decision right from the beginning to get... Read more

Riverina Natural Oils Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

New York, New York (February 5, 2013) – Riverina Natural Oils is committed to be a leading source of farm to table natural oils and this commitment has just been reinforced! Riverina Natural Oils announced that their Expeller Pressed Canola Oil has been Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO (genetically modified organism) avoidance. “Our verified products are produ... Read more

Nutrition Company Epicurex Launches Cocozia as Non-GMO Project Verified

Cocozia will be the first Non-GMO Project Verified product that Epicurex offers, with many more to come February 6, 2013 –  Epicurex is proud to announce that the newest addition to its health drink lineup, Cocozia, has become Non-GMO Project Verified. Cocozia is an increasingly popular brand of coconut water that has the added benefits of being   Kosher and 100% organic. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for  non-GMO food and products. Non-GMO ... Read more

JaynRoss Creations LLC ‘s Thokku receives Non-GMO Project-Verification

Saline, MI, January 11, 2013 – Announcing the Non-GMO Project verification of JaynRoss Creations LLC’s first product line: Thokku, a range of South Indian spiced relishes.  The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only third party verification for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance, according to rigorous best practices. This achievement reflects the company’s dedication to creating and producing authentic, good quality South Indian products that promote/popularize South In... Read more

THE BETTER BEAN COMPANY EARNS NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFICATION FOR ITS ALL-NATURAL REFRIGERATED BEANS

PORTLAND, Ore. — January 14, 2013 – The Better Bean Company and its five varieties of “rethought” refrigerated beans will now add Non-GMO Project Verification to their label. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only third-party verification for non-GMO food and products. This endorsement represents The Better Bean Company’s ongoing commitment to use all natural ingredients sourced from regional farmers. Co-owners Keith and Hannah Kullberg created a new category of premium bean... Read more

Saffron Road Introduces First Non-GMO Project Verified Frozen Entrée in the USA

Stamford, CT – January 14, 2013 – Saffron Road™, the packaged food brand of American Halal Co., launches the first frozen entrée of its kind nationally at the end of January. The new gourmet, frozen entrée, Chana Saag with Cumin Rice, is the first frozen entrée in the USA to be Non-GMO Project Verified.  In addition to Saffron Road’s existing 12 World Cuisine frozen entrees (including four Indian varieties), the brand will launch a Chana Saag Entrée to appeal to the growing popu... Read more

Breakthrough beauty brand Andalou Naturals achieves Non-GMO Project verification

NOVATO, California, January 9, 2013 – Andalou Naturals premier manufacturer of natural skin care and hair care has joined forces with the Non-GMO Project to become the first complete personal care brand to have its entire line of products achieve Non-GMO Project verification. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only third-party verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products. Founded by natural product innovators Stacey Kelly Egide and Mark A... Read more