Metagenics, Inc., a health sciences company, announced today that a selection of its products have earned verification from the Non-GMO Project, the leading third-party verification organization for non-GMO foods and products.
All Metagenics formulas with a non-GMO indication on the label have always been tested to ensure they are free of genetically modified organisms. In order to achieve verification, The Non-GMO Project, a nonprofit organization, requires the products it tests to mee... Read more
Fueled by a commitment to offer high-integrity foods to the masses, The New Primal is excited to announce Non-GMO Project Verification for the entire line of The New Primal Marinades and Cooking Sauces.
Acclaimed for producing the cleanest, most channel-transcendent meat snacks in the salty snack category, The New Primal has revolutionized the marinade aisle in response to the lack of disruption and variety previously available. All three of The New Primal Marinades and Cooking Sauces a... Read more
As the pioneer and established market leader for GMO avoidance, the Non-GMO Project has set the industry standard for non-GMO verification since the Butterfly first appeared on store shelves in 2010.
The Non-GMO Project Verified seal gives shoppers the assurance that a product has completed a comprehensive, third-party verification for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.
Whether you want to demonstrate your brand’s commitment to transparency, provide consumers a choice in ... Read more
NutraSource Diagnostics’ program for vitamins and supplements could mislead consumers
On Monday, NutraSource Diagnostics announced a new non-GMO labeling program for vitamins and supplements. Based on testing of finished products and ingredients, the program, called IGEN, has three tiers. In the absence of a published standard the technical details are vague, but the information available seems to suggest that the IGEN Program has critical shortcomings and could potentially mislead consumer... Read more
The House passed H.R. 1599 but the fight isn’t over yet.
On July 23, 2015 the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1599 (275-150). This sweeping bill would prohibit any current or future state law requiring GMO labeling, while at the same time dramatically undercutting federal, state and local government oversight and regulation of GMOs (genetically modified organisms).
The revised bill also includes a mandate for the USDA to create its own non-GMO certification program. While it won’... Read more