Public Comment Period underway through January 22, 2015

Public Comment Period

The Non-GMO Project would like your input! Round 2 of the 2014 public comment period is currently open and will run for 60 days ending on January 22, 2015.

Round 1 of the Public Comment Period ran for 60 days ending on September 5, 2014. Based on the comments received [PDF], we are seeking input on proposed changes to the Standard [PDF].

We are also seeking additional input from the public on certain topics in the form of a survey, which is split up into two sections below.

Please provide your name and affiliation on the survey, and select if you would like your comment to remain anonymous. Thank you for your input!

Survey 1 covers the following topics:
Proposed changes to the Standard
Restaurant-Made Products
GMO definition
Bee products
Animal lifecycle requirements
Non-dairy milk substitutes

Survey 2 covers the following topics:
Action thresholds
Similarities to the organic standard


Proposed New Format and Organization for Our Standard:  Let us know what you think!

We are always looking for ways that our Standard can be more effective, and that’s why we created a new, more user-friendly format and organization for the Standard. [PDF]  We believe this new format and organization will be helpful to everyone and would appreciate your feedback.  No change in the Standard’s meaning or requirements is intended.  Let us know what you think before January 22, 2015 by emailing