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NON-GMO PROJECT PUBLISHES STANDARD VERSION FIFTEEN

The updated Non-GMO Project Standard offers North America’s most meaningful system for GMO avoidance Contact: Hans Eisenbeis Phone: 360-255-7704 x107 Email: Press@nongmoproject.org Bellingham, WA—July 26, 2019—The Non-GMO Project published the fifteenth version of the Non-GMO Project Standard today. The most rigorous standard of its kind, the Non-GMO Project Standard is a consensus-based document crafted with insight from dozens of industry experts, reflecting a dynamic range of pe... Read more

NON-GMO PROJECT RESPONDS TO GMO WHEAT CONTAMINATION IN WASHINGTON

CONTACT: Hans Eisenbeis EMAIL: Hans@nongmoproject.org PHONE: 360-255-7704 x107 Bellingham, WA, June 19, 2019—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced last week that an unapproved variety of genetically engineered glyphosate-resistant wheat was found in an unplanted farm in Washington state. This experimental variety was reportedly grown in field trials more than a decade ago. There are no genetically engineered wheat variet... Read more

The English Tea Shop Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Established in 2010, English Tea Shop shares a passionate belief in doing things differently.We believe in putting the people and our Prajava (the Sri Lankan word for a united, passionate community) at the heart of our business before profit. Our mantra of ‘celebrating communities from farm to cup’ guided our road to success in over 55 markets worldwide. We believe that if a business looks after its community, the community will look after the business. Having a strong relationship with the ... Read more

Welcome, Madison!

After earning her B.A. in Sociology from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, Madison spent time in Vermont serving with the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Her work with youth development and environmental education based community organizations fueled her passion for nonprofit and mission-driven work and cultivated her interest in sustainable food systems and food education. Prior to joining The Non-GMO Project, Madison worked as the Community Engagement Coordinator for a community-owned food coo... Read more

Fork In The Road Launches First GAP Certified and Non-GMO Project Verified Deli Meats at Whole Foods Market

Fork in the Road Foods is proud to announce the launch of their Non-GMO Project Verified Bulk Deli Meats. The San Francisco based meat company has been working towards transitioning their deli meat line to Non-GMO and is excited to have it available now in Northern California, Southern Pacific, Southwest and Pacific Northwest Whole Foods Market regions. "We are continually striving to improve our standards and take a better path," said Phil Gatto, CEO of Fork in the Road. "In speaking with o... Read more

Sweet Black Garlic Miso Mayo Now Non-GMO Project Verified

So Good Food Co., based in Venice, CA, proudly announces the release of its newest plant-based condiment: Sweet Black Garlic MISO MAYO.  Subtly sweet and savory, rich, dark and exotic, Sweet Black Garlic MISO MAYO is a premium condiment that is first in its category of vegan mayo alternatives to be made of artisanal black garlic.  It is versatile across all day parts and is on trend for plant-based, umami, fermented ingredients, Non-GMO and keto-friendly. Slow, high heat - up to 90 days... Read more

O’MY Dairy Free Gelato Now NON-GMO Project Verified

April 12, 2019 (Richmond, VA): Next time you pick up a pint of O’MY Dairy Free Gelato make sure to look for the butterfly! O’MY is excited to announce that their entire line of creamy, deliciously simple gelato has achieved Non-GMO Project Verified status, North America’s most rigorous third-party verification for Non-GMO foods and products. O’MY was crafted with families impacted by dietary restrictions in mind, so diligent and transparent sourcing and production has been fundamenta... Read more

Alland & Robert Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Paris, France – March 29th, 2019 –Alland & Robert, an international leader in natural gums, has obtained Non-GMO Project verification for its acacia gum references, karaya gum reference and its texturing ingredient Syndeo®. Alland & Robert is proud to announce its Non-GMO Project Verified products are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard. This is an important process that confirms Alland & Robert’s commitment to manufacture natural, unadulterated produc... Read more

New Reformulated B.O.S.S. Superfood Bars Are Now Non-GMO Project Verified

New Reformulated B.O.S.S. Superfood Bars Are Now Non-GMO Project Verified The bars have been reformulated with clinically researched functional ingredients targeted to support specific beneficial properties including energy, cognitive performance and focus. HOUSTON, March 19, 2019 – Three superfood bars by B.O.S.S. Food Co.®, which have been reformulated with newer, clinically researched functional ingredients to support sports nutrition/energy, cognitive performance, and mood lift/focus, ... Read more

The World’s First GMO Salmon is Coming to America

On March 8, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted its ban on the import of the genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon created by AquaBounty Technologies. The FDA initially approved this GMO for human consumption in 2015, but Congress required the FDA to halt imports of the fish until appropriate GMO labeling guidelines could be established. The FDA announced that this congressional mandate has been fulfilled through the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS), which... Read more