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Europe’s Highest Court Confirms: Products of New Genetic Engineering Techniques are GMOs

The Non-GMO Project applauds the European Court of Justice’s July 25, 2018 ruling on new genetic engineering techniques, which clarifies that products of techniques such as CRISPR-cas9, RNAi, and gene drives are to be considered GMOs under European law. This is a great victory for the 508 million European consumers who will benefit from the regulation and labeling of products made with genetic engineering. The decision aligns with the Non-GMO Project’s position, as products of these new tech... Read more

Lutemax Range SKUs Now Non-GMO Project Verified

OmniActive Health Technologies proudly announces that both Lutemax 2020 and Lutemax Free Lutein (both oil suspension [sunflower] 20% SKUs) are now Non-GMO Project Verified. Lutemax 2020 is a naturally-derived ingredient from premium marigold flowers, containing lutein and the zeaxanthin isomers, RR-zeaxanthin and RS [meso]-zeaxanthin. Produced through a fully vertically integrated supply chain under GMPs and sustainable practices, the Lutemax range of ingredients is found in leading eye health f... Read more

Beyond Meat Announces Non-GMO Project Verification: Our Products Deliver OMGs Not GMOs

Beyond Meat cements commitment to creating delicious products using simple, plant-based ingredients, without GMOs After completing a rigorous 1-year review process, Beyond Meat’s entire portfolio of products receive Non-GMO Project verification Furthering Beyond Meat’s commitment to transparency and simple ingredients, the plant-based category leader has announced the completion of a rigorous 1-year review process to secure non-GMO verification from The Non-GMO Project’s Product ... Read more

So Good MISO MAYO Now Non-GMO Project Verified

So Good Food Co., based in Venice, CA, proudly announces Non-GMO Project verification of the company’s line of 100% plant-based MISO MAYO condiments. “MISO MAYO has been made in small batches with non-GMO and gluten-free ingredients since 1990, when the So Good Food truck first served our vegan condiments in Los Angeles.  Nutrition- and value-conscious consumers are our mainstay,” says owner Janet Smith. “Our customers have helped us vet new flavors and ingredients, drive label desig... Read more

Welcome, Lindsay!

We at the Non-GMO Project are excited to welcome Lindsay Molder to the team as a Research Associate! During her time at Western Washington University, Lindsay worked for the Non-GMO Project as an intern. After graduating with her bachelor’s in Environmental Studies, she was thrilled to begin working for the Project full-time. Lindsay discovered her passion for environmental sustainability and food justice while studying environmental policy in Ireland. She experienced living non-GMO f... Read more

Local Social Good Start-Up, Peaceful Fruits is now Non-GMO Project Verified

Peaceful Fruits is proud to announce that their entire line of Save-the-World Fruit Leather Snacks is now Non-GMO Project Verified. The mission of Peaceful Fruits is to create a delicious, healthy, ethically sourced snack made from wholesome ingredients and nothing but. As such, Peaceful Fruits highly values transparency and accountability, so consumers know exactly what they’re eating. Peaceful Fruits is committed to natural, sustainable ingredients and was proud to achieve USDA Organic certi... Read more

Natreon Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Ingredient Portfolio

Innovative nutritional ingredient company Natreon, aligning with consumer demand for GMO transparency, obtains Non-GMO Project verification for its portfolio of botanical ingredients.   New Brunswick, NJ (July 2, 2018) – Natreon, Inc., an innovative ingredient supplier known for its patented ingredients derived from nature, is pleased to announce that it has earned Non-GMO Project verification for each of its six ingredients. “Consumer demand for non-GMO foods, beverages and dietary ... Read more

Report: Terminology proposed in USDA GMO labeling rule would confuse and mislead consumers

On May 3rd, the USDA released its long-awaited draft of a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, pursuant to a law passed in July 2016. While there are many aspects of the draft that warrant comment (check out our complete list here), one thing that is particularly outrageous is the terminology proposed. Under the proposed rule, it would become illegal to make a GMO disclosure using anything other than these two terms: bioengineered and "BE." In order to help establish just how mislead... Read more

Crunchmaster® Unveils New Products and Flavors

Crunchmaster®, a brand of gluten-free, premium crackers, announces exciting new products and line extensions. “Consumers are looking for great taste that’s better-for-you,” said Kim Holman, marketing director at TH Foods, Inc., manufacturer of Crunchmaster crackers. “Savory, sweet, and spicy flavors are what consumers are seeking, especially when it comes to crackers. We are excited to keep expanding on our better-for-you cracker options with new products and exciting flavors this ye... Read more

Forester Farmers Market Premium Chicken Now Non-GMO Project Verified

Forester Farmers Market®, proudly produced by Ozark Mountain Poultry, is pleased to announce that 100% of its retail chicken products have earned the esteemed Non-GMO Project Verified Seal. Along with their USDA Process Verified certification, Forester Farmers Market continues to answer the demands of our consumers to offer healthy, natural, premium chicken that working families can afford. Forester Farmers Market chicken is non-GMO, antibiotic-free, cage-free, 100% all- natural with no ... Read more