News + Updates

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

Be Part of the Right2Know March!

Click here to download an information packet Visit the Right2Know March website to sign up or find out more! When: October 2 – 16, 2011 Why: We have the right to know what’s in our food, and to choose safe, healthy and sustainable non-GMO food and products for ourselves and our children. This right is not being respected, so it’s time to… Mobilize concerned citizens and organizations to speak with one loud voice Raise awareness about the risks of GMO seeds and crop prod... 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