News + Updates

Emerging Opportunities for Farmers In the Non-GMO Market

The Non-GMO Project's Executive Director, Megan Thompson, will speak with farmers in Nebraska this summer as part of Grain Place Food's annual farm tour and seminar. The subject will be "Emerging Opportunities for Farmers in the Non-GMO Market," and the event will be an opportunity to have a direct dialogue with farmers about the benefits and challenges of operating with rigorous GMO contamination controls, such as those outlined in the Non-GMO Project Standard. The host, Grain Place Foods, offe... Read more

From Seattle to Chicago, and in Cyberspace, The Non-GMO Project is Making an Impact

[caption id="attachment_1032" align="alignright" width="227"] Project Excutive Director Megan Thompson with Board President Michael Funk (of UNFI) at The Organic Summit, and with Board Member Joe Dickson (of Whole Foods) at All Things Organic[/caption] It's been a busy season for the Non-GMO Project! Since a jam-packed meeting schedule and presentation at Expo West we have visited with retailers in Austin, San Antonio, Seattle, and Portland, hosted a Round Table at the Organic Summit in Steve... Read more

Non-GMO Roundtable at the Organic Summit

In the face of a growing GMO contamination threat to the natural and organic products industry, what are our options and responsibilities? Join industry pioneer Michael Funk, Founder and Chair of UNFI, and Megan Thompson, Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project, for a lively and informative rountdable conversation at this year's Organic Summit in Stevenson, WA. Topics will include: Recent studies on GMOs demonstrating lower crop yields, connection to GMO consumption and decreased fertil... Read more

Non-GMO at All Things Organic

Join us at All Things Organic in Chicago on Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 for two opportunities to learn more about GMOs and the Non-GMO Project: From 8:30 am to 10 am, join us for a GMO Information Session, Lakeside Center, McCormick Place, Level 2 (Room TBD). From 10:30 am to 12 pm, ATO presents a panel entitled "GMOs: To test or not to test" in Room E351. Speaker(s): Dag Falck - Nature's Path Foods Inc., Katherine DiMatteo - Wolf, DiMatteo + Associates, Lynn Clarkson - Clarkson Grain Co.... Read more