What is Good Food Month?
October is traditionally Fairtrade Month, National Seafood Month, and Non-GMO Month. But this year, we’re celebrating all three with Good Food Month — and inviting you to shop sustainably throughout the store! By looking for Non-GMO Project Verified, Fairtrade Certified and the Marine Stewardship Council certified labels on your groceries, you can be certain you’re supporting practices that are better for people and the planet. Through their rigorous standards, these third-party certifications are driving critical environmental and social change in our food systems. Celebrate the good food movement by shopping for these little labels that are making a big difference toward a better, more sustainable future for all!
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About Fairtrade America
Fairtrade America betters the lives of farmers and workers in developing countries by inspiring businesses to implement ethical production practices and assisting shoppers in making informed purchasing decisions. Fairtrade America is the U.S. chapter of Fairtrade International, the original and global leader in fair trade certification with over three decades of experience working to make trade fair, with headquarters in more than 30 countries across the globe. A nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, Fairtrade America is the world’s largest and most recognized fair trade label, part of a global movement for change. Learn more at www.fairtradeamerica.org and follow @fairtrademarkus on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
About the Marine Stewardship Council
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is a global, science-based nonprofit organization helping to protect the ocean and safeguard seafood supplies for the future. For over 24 years, the MSC has been working with scientists, fisheries, seafood companies, industry experts, retailers, conservation groups and other nonprofits to improve the way our ocean is fished through the MSC Fisheries Standard and Chain of Custody Standard. The MSC program incentivizes and rewards sustainable fishing practices globally. Through the use of the MSC blue fish label, the MSC makes it easy for everyone to identify and choose wild-caught seafood from a certified sustainable fishery. Learn more at www.msc.org and follow @MSCbluefish on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
About the Non-GMO Project
The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply. The Non-GMO Project Verified seal remains North America’s most trusted third-party verification for non-GMO food and products. Backed by our rigorous Standard, the Butterfly label is a meaningful way for brands and retailers to show their commitment to non-GMO choices and the food transparency that shoppers seek. Learn more at www.nongmoproject.org and follow @nongmoproject on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.