News + Updates

Red’s All Natural Burritos Proud to Announce Enrollment in the Non-GMO Project Verification Program

- Red’s 100% All Natural frozen burritos is one step closer to earning the coveted Non-GMO Project Verified seal - Fairfield, Conn. – Red’s 100% All Natural might be a newcomer to the burrito arena, but it’s certainly ahead of the game when it comes to high quality, all natural food. The Connecticut-based company wasted no time standing behind its name when it announced its enrollment in the Non-GMO Project Verification process. The Project, a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, ... Read more

Barney’s Premium Foods Achieves Prestigious Non-GMO Project Verification

- Barney’s Premium Foods is proud to announce the verification of Barney Butter Crunchy and Smooth by the Non-GMO Project - FRESNO, Calif. – Barney Butter is pleased to announce that its 100 percent all natural almond butter has earned the esteemed Non-GMO Project Seal. Made from all natural California almonds, Barney Butter’s smooth and crunchy almond butter joins over 200 other brands with products verified by the Non-GMO Project. A non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, ... Read more

Non-GMO Project welcomes Courtney Pineau as our new Communications Manager

The Non-GMO Project is thrilled to welcome Courtney Pineau as our Communications Manager. In this newly created position, Courtney will focus on public relations for national Non-GMO Month events (October), development and support for our Product Verification Program, and consumer education with an emphasis on social media. In the ten short days during which this position opening was posted, we received nearly 40 applications from an impressive slate of candidates. People from all over the co... Read more

Peace Cereal® Announces Enrollment in the Non-GMO Project

Enrollment validates Peace Cereal’s long-standing commitment to using only Non-GMO ingredients EUGENE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peace Cereal®, a leading all-natural cereal brand in the U.S., enrolled in the Non-GMO Project’s Product Verification Program effective November, 2010. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, farmers, seed companies and consumers dedicated to the shared mission of ensuring the sustained availability of non... Read more

Non-GMO Month Retailer Webinar August 31st

With consumer interest in Non-GMO food higher than ever, the Non-GMO Project is hosting a webinar for retailers on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011, from 10:30 am-11:30 pm PDT (starts at 11:30 pm MDT, 12:30 pm CDT, 1:30 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 begin preparing for Non-GMO Month 2011. We will cover: Basic information about genetically modified organisms (GMOs)... Read more

Second Round of Fall Comment Period Now in Progress

Following the spring 2011 public comment period (held from March 10th to April 18th 2011), the Non-GMO Project Standard Committee and Board of Directors have agreed on proposed revisions to the Standard. Members of the public have an opportunity to comment on these proposed revisions through August 26th, 2011. Once all comments have been reviewed and addressed appropriately, version 8 of the Non-GMO Project Standard will be formally implemented. Please click here to review a pdf of the Non-GM... Read more

Salute Santé! Receives Non-GMO Project Verification

July 14, 2011, Napa CA - Salute Santé!®, the leading brand of award winning grapeseed oils, has been verified to the Non-GMO Project’s rigorous standard for GMO avoidance, receiving the prestigious designation, “Non-GMO Project Verified”. The entire line of Salute Santé! grapeseed oil, including original plain, roasted garlic, basil, chili, rosemary, lemon and their new California extra virgin cold pressed grapeseed oils are now Verified. “This is wonderful recognition,” says Val... Read more

Stark Sisters Granola Non-GMO Project Verified!

Concord, MA (June 2011) Stark Sisters Granola, the gourmet granola company which has received rave reviews from Bon Appetit, The New York Times, Boston Globe, and many more, is announcing that Stark Sisters Maple Almond, Nutty Maple and Maple Raspberry Blueberry Granolas have been Non-GMO Project Verified. This Verification demonstrates Stark Sisters’ fierce commitment to keeping Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) out of their Granola. With the recent USDA approvals of genetically mo... Read more

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils Earns Non-GMO Project Verification

(Winnipeg, Manitoba – June 1, 2011) – Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils, a global leader in hemp foods, is today announcing that its entire line of products have earned the Non-GMO Project Verification, demonstrating continued commitment to creating the healthiest hemp foods and educating the public about healthy lifestyle choices. “We’re proud to have earned Non-GMO Project Verification on our award-winning protein powders, seeds, hemp beverages, oils and butters,” said Mike F... Read more

“The Organic Movement” report hits newsstands in the Washington Post

May 25, 2011 A 12-page report on The Organic Movement was published today as a circular in the Washington Post. Offering a current look at the inspiring growth and success of the organic movement, the circular also considers some of the challenges we face. It includes an article on GMOs by Non-GMO Project Executive Director Megan Westgate. The report is expected to reach over 2 million readers. Click here to download a PDF of the report.... Read more

Non-GMO Project Joins More than 160 Groups Calling for Action Plan to Address Consolidation in Agriculture and Food Industries

More than 160 Groups, including the Non-GMO Project, Urge U.S. Departments of Justice and Agriculture to Issue Action Plan on Consolidation in Agriculture and Food Industries Historic workshops on agricultural antitrust issues warrant national vision WASHINGTON, DC - May 11, 2011—More than 160 groups sent a letter yesterday urging U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to release a report on findings from the 2010 investigation of an... Read more

UN Commission Poised to Adopt New Labeling Guidelines for GMO Food

[caption id="attachment_3509" align="alignright" width="254"] Dr. Phil Bereano[/caption] By the close of its 39th session, the United Nations' Codex Alimentarius Commission was poised to adopt Labeling Guidelines for GMO foods that will provide some protection from the World Trade Organization for national-scale GMO-labeling programs around the world. The Non-GMO Project sponsored activist Phil Bereano's participation in this session, and in so doing helped to ensure that the voices of the Ac... Read more

Lifeway Foods’ Kefir Products Enrolled in Non-GMO Project

Delicious, Nutritious, Convenient Kefir Beverages Expected to Become Verified Later This Year   MEDIA CONTACT: Erin O'Connor SS.PR (847) 415-9320 eoconnor@sspr.com   For Immediate Release: Morton Grove, IL (April 20, 2011) —Just in time for April’s all-natural Earth Day celebrations, Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY) announced today that its entire lineup of delicious probiotic Kefir, Frozen Kefir, Helios ™, ProBugs ™, and BioKefir ™ beverages has been en... Read more

Attune Foods Is Proud to Announce Uncle Sam, Erewhon, and New Morning Cereals Are Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Verification of wheat and rice products by Non-GMO Project furthers natural heritage of Attune Foods’ cereals   SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 26, 2011 – Attune Foods, a leader in natural and organic cereals, is proud to announce that fifteen of its Uncle Sam, Erewhon, Skinner’s and New Morning products are now verified by the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder collaboration committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educ... Read more

Non-GMO Project Retailer Webinar May 4th

With consumer interest in Non-GMO food higher than ever, the Non-GMO Project is hosting a webinar for retailers on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, from 11 am-12:30 pm PDT (starts at 12 pm MDT, 1 pm CDT, 2 pm EDT). To register, click here. During this webinar, we will provide you and your team with all of the information you’ll need to engage your customers, and begin preparing for Non-GMO Month 2011. We will cover: Basic information about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) History an... Read more

Spring Public Comment Period on Standard Extended through April 17th

To accommodate stakeholders currently working on NOSB comments, we have extended the spring public comment period by one week, through Sunday April 17th. From March 10th through April 17th, consumers, retailers, vendors, processors, farms, seed companies, and all other members of the public have the opportunity to submit comment on the Non-GMO Project Standard. Feedback and suggested revisions will be reviewed by the Project's Standard Committee, who will release a reflective draft for a seco... Read more