News + Updates

Squarebar’s New Bars Already Verified!

Alameda, CA (February, 15th, 2012) - Squarebar, a line of organic balanced nutrition bars, announced today they will be launching all three flavors at Natural Products Expo West 2012 officially Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization offering the only North American third party verification for Non-GMO foods. Our collaboration is part of an effort to provide transparency into the source and nature of ingredients, and works to educate consumers and bring awaren... Read more

Happy Holidays!

What an amazing year this has been! As you can see from the big smiles at our recent holiday potluck, we’re feeling joyful here at the Non-GMO Project. All the great food we’ve been sharing lately certainly has something to do with it (for inspiration, check out our new online recipe catalogue), but it’s not just that. It’s been almost five years since we incorporated, and our strategy of using the marketplace to protect a non-GMO food supply is proving successful. With nearly 6,00... Read more

A Non-GMO Project Thanksgiving

[caption id="attachment_4497" align="alignright" width="193"] November sunset in Squalicum Valley, near Westgate's and Pineau's homes[/caption] Here in the far corner of Northwestern Washington, fall is beginning its transition into winter--the leaves are falling, the rains have begun, and the mountains are now blanketed in snow. Although winter is quickly approaching, the mild nature of our climate (yes, lots of rain, but mild nonetheless) means that the harvest is still coming in. And what ... Read more

Canfo Natural Products Launches Line of ‘Non-GMO Project Verified’ Natural Herbal Supplements

El Monte, Calif. – November 11, 2011 – As part of its commitment to make the world’s most consistent and user-friendly supplement formulas, Canfo Natural Products has announced the release of its full line of premium, 100-percent natural supplements that are Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance. All products in the line now feature... Read more

On the Road with the Non-GMO Project and Ms. Janelle Monáe

Sometimes life sends an unexpected opportunity to your door and all you can do is welcome it with a big “YES!” just to find out where it will take you. That’s how I found myself cruising the country this fall, riding in a rock star bus with the Non-GMO Project, Silk Soymilk, Janelle Monáe and the Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT). In some ways, the experience was not too far off from my normal life—green events, love for travel, and great music—but in reality life on tour is an experien... Read more

Venus Wafers Launches Non-GMO Project Verified Water Cracker

Hingham, MA—November 7, 2011--Venus Wafers today announced it will be launching ‘Non-GMO Project Verified’ water crackers under its brand, The Original Mariner Biscuit Company.  With this verification, Venus will display the Non-GMO Project seal on its new packaging and expanded range of water crackers. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance. GMO’s have... Read more

BOLD Organics Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

New York (November 4th, 2011) - BOLD Organics (, the delicious, gluten-free, dairy-free line of premium frozen pizza has proudly added “Non-GMO Project Verified” status from the Non-GMO Project to it’s already stellar list of certifications. BOLD Organics, a unique range of great tasting gluten-free and dairy-free frozen pizzas made from the highest quality organic ingredients, will launch in major supermarkets and health food stores nationwide on January 1st, 2012... Read more

An Idea Whose Time Has Come

“You can resist an invading army; you cannot resist an idea whose time has come.” - Victor Hugo It was almost exactly two months ago that I began my work as Communications Manager with the Non-GMO Project. What I have seen over the past eight weeks is nothing less than mind blowing. The Non-GMO Project is a small organization, but our impact is mighty. Our strength comes from the sheer size and commitment of the global network of people and organizations that we work with on a daily basis ... Read more

Clarification in Response to Cornucopia Report

The Cornucopia Institute’s recent “Cereal Crimes” report contains some potentially confusing information about the Non-GMO Project, which we would like to address. The report states that: “Furthermore, the Non-GMO Project, which ‘enrolls’ products before it verifies them as being non-GMO, may give consumers a false sense of security. Our test results reveal that several ‘enrolled’ products were in fact made with GE ingredients." It is absolutely true that we enroll products... Read more

Scratch and Peck Feeds: the Pacific Northwest’s first feed producer to enroll with the Non-GMO Project

Bellingham, WA – September 27, 2011: Scratch and Peck Feeds, the Northwest’s fastest growing 100% soy-free animal feed producer is pleased to announce its official participation in the Non-GMO Project. Scratch and Peck announced today that its entire lineup of animal feed products has been enrolled in the non-profit Non-GMO Project for its strict dedication to the avoidance of genetically modified ingredients.  The company expects to be fully verified within 3-4 months after passing a strin... Read more

EatPastry® Vegan Cookie Dough Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

San Diego, CA (October 10, 2011)– Today EatPastry® proudly announces their entire line of vegan cookie dough has been verified by the Non-GMO Project. EatPastry has been dedicated to making the highest quality cookie dough without the use of animal ingredients since their humble beginnings, straight out of their basement. EatPastry is charting new territory with their entirely vegan line of cookie dough made in a dedicated vegan facility by dedicated vegans. Being non-GMO verified offers p... Read more

As Concerns About Food Safety and Genetic Engineering Intensify, North America Celebrates Second Annual Non-GMO Month

BELLINGHAM, WA (October 4, 2011)—This October, nearly 1,000 natural food stores across the U.S. and Canada are taking part in Non‐GMO Month, celebrating the public’s right to choose food and products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organized by the non‐profit Non‐GMO Project, Non-GMO Month provides a platform for citizens and organizations to stand up for the right to know what’s in their food, and to choose non-GMO. Dozens of Non-GMO Month events are sched... Read more

Theo Chocolate Proudly Announces Verification by the Non-GMO Project

Seattle, WA – Theo Chocolate is pleased to announce that all of their dark chocolate sku’s have earned the verification seal of the Non-GMO Project. Theo Chocolate has always demonstrated the highest level of commitment to supply chain integrity through its organic and Fair Trade/Fair for Life certifications, and supports the important work of the Non-GMO project, a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, farmers, seed companies, and consumers, dedicated to the sh... Read more

Purely Elizabeth Products Receive “Non-GMO Project Verified” Certification

September 8, 2011 ― New York, NY ― Purely Elizabeth ( today announced that several of its products, including their Cookie Mixes and Ancient Grain Granola Cereals, have received "Non-GMO Project Verified" status from the Non-GMO Project, a non- profit multi-stakeholder collaboration committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers and providing verified non-GMO choices. "I started Purely Elizabeth because I wanted to offer con... Read more

Non-GMO Month Retailer Webinar September 16th

The Non-GMO Project's last retailer webinar was so popular that we'll be hosting another! This will be our last info session before Non-GMO Month begins... Don't miss it! Sign up your whole team for a jam-packed session on GMOs - Friday, Sep 16, 2011, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT (starts at 12:00 pm MDT, 1:00 pm CDT, 2:00 pm EDT). Register here now! During this webinar, we will provide you and your team with all of the information you’ll need to engage your customers, and prepare for Non-... Read more

Non-GMO Project launches Website for Non-GMO Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New site empowers citizens, organizations and businesses to celebrate non-GMO BELLINGHAM, WA—As the second annual Non-GMO Month approaches this October, North Americans are becoming savvier than ever to the failures and risks of GMOs (genetically modified organisms). While anti-GMO sentiment picks up speed throughout the blogosphere and social media networks, in grocery stores shoppers are showing a clear preference for non-GMO food. Sales of Non-GMO Project Verifie... Read more