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Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are unnatural, novel organisms created and patented by giant corporations. Since the 1990s, GMOs have entered the food supply without undergoing independent, long-term safety testing.

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New GMO Alert: Synbio Chocolate (Or, Can Your Love Be Pure if Your Chocolate Is GMO?)
February 13, 2024
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La Morenita Foods corn tortilla chips
Embracing Tradition, Crafting Flavor: Morenita’s Non-GMO Journey and Chilaquiles Recipe
February 8, 2024
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colorful dried corn bunch for harvest decoration
Mexico Moves to Protect Its Cultural Heritage from GMO Corn
February 2, 2024
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Multiple hands waving the European Union flags
Deregulation Compromises Food Transparency
January 30, 2024
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Different flavors of chocolates by the Seattle Chocolate Company
Seattle Chocolates Does the Right Thing
January 29, 2024
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young African American woman in a grocery store sliding open the freezer door
Who Is the Natural Shopper in 2024?
January 24, 2024
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Monarch Butterfly Non-GMO Project
Lowy’s Traditional Aleppo Soap Is Now Non-GMO Project Verified!
January 22, 2024
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CRISPR CROP
New GMO Alert: Crispr Crops Are Unregulated and Under the Radar
January 17, 2024
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Non-GMO Project Verified Non-GMO Canola
The GMO High-Risk List: Canola
January 16, 2024
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six hands holding sparklers
2023: The Year in Review
December 26, 2023
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New GMO Alert: Synbio Dairy Is Still Bullish Despite Major Obstacles
December 20, 2023
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Cotton plant
The GMO High-Risk List: Cotton
December 14, 2023
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Close up of beautiful Afro American lady applying powder on face with cosmetic brush and smiling
New GMO Alert: Synbio Is Beauty’s Ugly Little Secret
November 16, 2023
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Sugar beets field
The GMO High-Risk List: Sugar Beets
November 6, 2023
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What Is Animal-Free Dairy?
October 27, 2023
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Sliced green apples
The GMO High-Risk List: Apples
October 20, 2023
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Non-GMO soybeans
New GMO Alert: When Is a Soybean Really a Pig?
October 19, 2023
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Monarch butterfly
5 Ways the Non-GMO Project Protects Your Right to Choose
October 12, 2023
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What Is Animal-Free Dairy?
October 27, 2023
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Sliced green apples
The GMO High-Risk List: Apples
October 20, 2023
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Non-GMO soybeans
New GMO Alert: When Is a Soybean Really a Pig?
October 19, 2023
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Group of four friends cooking together in the kitchen
What Do You Need to Know About GMOs?
October 6, 2023
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The European flag waving on a flagpole against a cloudy sky
The EU Should Not Follow the US’s Bad Example in Deregulating GMOs
September 28, 2023
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Looking down on an orange table top, into a bowl of flaked corn cereal, a small pitcher of cold white milk and a bowl of delicious honey. There decorations of honeycomb shapes overlaid in white on the upper left and lower right corners of the image.
To Eat Like a Champion, Choose a Non-GMO Breakfast
September 25, 2023
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Growing Soybean field
A Soy Story: Meet Plant-Based Cuisine's Star Ingredient
September 18, 2023
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Two caucasian hands holding beer bottles doing a cheers
New GMO Alert: It's Just Like Beer. No, Wait, It IS Beer!
September 13, 2023
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plant-based fishsticks on a wodden bamboo plate with herbs sprinkled on top and lemon wedges on the side
Plant-Based Offers Fresh Ways To Love Seafood
September 11, 2023
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GMO zucchini
The GMO High-Risk List: Summer Squash
August 18, 2023
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How a Dairy Cow Bill of Rights Shapes Soil in New Zealand
June 28, 2023
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Heritage cows
Back to the Origin of Heritage Milking Breeds
June 21, 2023
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Brown, black, black and white cows by the bay at Straus Dairy Farm
Straus Family Creamery — Small Dairy Rises to the Top
June 20, 2023
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soybean crop
The GMO High-Risk List: Soybeans
May 26, 2023
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Corn crop field
The GMO High-Risk List: Corn
March 3, 2023
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GMO Crops in Plant-Based Foods? No, Thanks!
September 8, 2022
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Multicolor maize,corn varieties
GMOs and Heritage Corn: Protecting the Source of Life
November 18, 2021
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In the spring farm field young alfalfa grows
Field of Schemes: How GMO Alfalfa Messed Up a Perfectly Good Thing
December 2, 2019
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I eat my greens nourishing packet of soups
Sustainable Farming Practices To Nourish Our Planet, One Vegetable at a Time
July 27, 2023
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How a Dairy Cow Bill of Rights Shapes Soil in New Zealand
June 28, 2023
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Heritage cows
Back to the Origin of Heritage Milking Breeds
June 21, 2023
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Brown, black, black and white cows by the bay at Straus Dairy Farm
Straus Family Creamery — Small Dairy Rises to the Top
June 20, 2023
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Red and White dairy cattle
Dairy Month Is Better With the Butterfly
June 5, 2023
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White potatoes laying on the ground pulled out from the soil
"Wild Relatives" Hold More Solutions Than GMOs
April 27, 2023
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A man bends over his home garden
Celebrate Earth Month With a Healthy Non-GMO Garden
April 21, 2023
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Closeup of a carrot bunch and spring onions on a farm table
How Nutrient Density Will Reshape the Food System — And Our Health
April 14, 2023
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A man grabbing soil from the ground in his hands
Save Our Soil! 6 Reasons To Support a Better Farm Bill
March 23, 2023
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Vegan burgers with quinoa, broccoli in plates with salad. Vegan healthy lunch or dinner. Table setting.
Press Release: “I’ll Have a Plant-Based Burger. Hold the GMOs.”
August 31, 2023
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cell-cultivated meat under microscopic lens in a lab
Is Lab-Grown Meat the Solution We've Been Looking For?
August 28, 2023
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Tiffin Asha chutney on a hamburger
How a Small Condiment Business is Cooking with Heart and Rocking the Butterfly
August 7, 2023
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Monarch Butterfly
REAL Is Now Non-GMO Project Verified!
July 12, 2023
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Press Release: In the Brave New World of Synthetic Milk, Shoppers Reach for Non-GMO, Regenerative Dairy Options
June 1, 2023
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Press Release: The Non-GMO Project Announces Equitable Transfer Program Recipient
May 17, 2023
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A farmer holding heritage red corn in his left hand
Press Release: U.S. and International Companies Support Mexico
April 24, 2023
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Monarch Butterfly Non-GMO Project
The Non-GMO Project Standard — Announcements
March 30, 2023
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A man grabbing soil from the ground in his hands
Save Our Soil! 6 Reasons To Support a Better Farm Bill
March 23, 2023
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Monarch butterfly
5 Ways the Non-GMO Project Protects Your Right to Choose
October 12, 2023
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Group of four friends cooking together in the kitchen
What Do You Need to Know About GMOs?
October 6, 2023
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African woman eating stack burger at restaurant with friends.
Plants Love the Butterfly
August 29, 2023
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tiffin asha logo
Press Release: The Non-GMO Project Announces Equitable Transfer Program Recipient
May 17, 2023
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Dairy Milk Carafe
The Whole Truth About Dairy 
May 1, 2023
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Monarch Butterfly Non-GMO Project
The Non-GMO Project Standard — Announcements
March 30, 2023
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5 Behaviors That Shape Our World
March 30, 2023
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A man grabbing soil from the ground in his hands
Save Our Soil! 6 Reasons To Support a Better Farm Bill
March 23, 2023
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Attractive woman in living room looking happy after skin care at home. Happy female touching her face with hand at home.
Coming Clean: Your Guide To Hidden GMOs in Personal Care
February 2, 2023
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Salmon mouth open above the water
3 Crucial Reasons to Block GMO Salmon
January 30, 2023
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The Non-GMO Project GMO free labeling for food products
Why We Partner With Other Labels
January 6, 2023
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2022: The Year in Review
2022: The Year in Review
December 28, 2022
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Three woman of color are standing and smiling cutting avocados
Plant-Based Foods in the Social Justice Movement
September 23, 2022
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Two men holding the American flag, standing in an agricultural field
Together We Can Regenerate America
August 4, 2022
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Man rubbing off soil from hands
What Could a Non-GMO Food System Look Like?
April 14, 2022
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4 Nonprofits Everyone's Talking About
February 10, 2022
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White man walking through a green agriculture field
6 Benefits of Going Non-GMO
January 26, 2022
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African man looking up standing in a corn field
Non-GMO Project Presents: The Year in Food, 2021
December 30, 2021
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Tiffin Asha chutney on a hamburger
How a Small Condiment Business is Cooking with Heart and Rocking the Butterfly
August 7, 2023
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I eat my greens nourishing packet of soups
Sustainable Farming Practices To Nourish Our Planet, One Vegetable at a Time
July 27, 2023
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Monarch Butterfly
REAL Is Now Non-GMO Project Verified!
July 12, 2023
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Curly hair woman of color eating ice cream from a spoon while holding ice cream cone
Try Our Favorite Plant-Based Ice Creams
July 6, 2023
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How a Dairy Cow Bill of Rights Shapes Soil in New Zealand
June 28, 2023
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Heritage cows
Back to the Origin of Heritage Milking Breeds
June 21, 2023
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Brown, black, black and white cows by the bay at Straus Dairy Farm
Straus Family Creamery — Small Dairy Rises to the Top
June 20, 2023
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Red and White dairy cattle
Dairy Month Is Better With the Butterfly
June 5, 2023
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Hands planting seeds on the ground in dark brown soil
Are Hybrid Seeds the Same as GMOs?
May 10, 2023
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Looking down on an orange table top, into a bowl of flaked corn cereal, a small pitcher of cold white milk and a bowl of delicious honey. There decorations of honeycomb shapes overlaid in white on the upper left and lower right corners of the image.
To Eat Like a Champion, Choose a Non-GMO Breakfast
September 25, 2023
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Growing Soybean field
A Soy Story: Meet Plant-Based Cuisine's Star Ingredient
September 18, 2023
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plant-based fishsticks on a wodden bamboo plate with herbs sprinkled on top and lemon wedges on the side
Plant-Based Offers Fresh Ways To Love Seafood
September 11, 2023
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A pair of juicy, plant-based burgers ready-to-eat on a white plate, topped with lettuce, tomato, avocado and tzaziki. There's a glass of water flavored with citrus slices beside the burgers.
Want a Plant-Based Burger That's Good for the Planet? Go Non-GMO.
September 1, 2023
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I eat my greens nourishing packet of soups
Sustainable Farming Practices To Nourish Our Planet, One Vegetable at a Time
July 27, 2023
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Hands planting seeds on the ground in dark brown soil
Are Hybrid Seeds the Same as GMOs?
May 10, 2023
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A man bends over his home garden
Celebrate Earth Month With a Healthy Non-GMO Garden
April 21, 2023
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Closeup of a carrot bunch and spring onions on a farm table
How Nutrient Density Will Reshape the Food System — And Our Health
April 14, 2023
Read
laptop and a coffee cup sitting on a table
5 Behaviors That Shape Our World
March 30, 2023
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Caucasian woman with straight hair is wearing a blue blazer, striped shirt is seen holding a jar of honey standing in a supermarket
Data Drop — Nuts About Honey
August 10, 2023
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Do We Need GMOs to Feed the World
Do We Need GMOs to Feed the World?
July 26, 2023
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frozen ice-cream treats
Data Drop — The Butterfly Effect on Frozen Treats
July 1, 2023
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lady standing in front of the dairy aisle
Data Drop: The Butterfly in the Dairy Aisle
June 6, 2023
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soybean crop
The GMO High-Risk List: Soybeans
May 26, 2023
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The Science on GMOs Isn't Settled — Here's Why
May 17, 2023
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Non-GMO Project grocery tote
Data Drop: The Butterfly Stays Strong Despite Inflation
May 9, 2023
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Closeup of a carrot bunch and spring onions on a farm table
How Nutrient Density Will Reshape the Food System — And Our Health
April 14, 2023
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Positive African-American guy in denim jacket and orange hat takes milk bottle from fridge case in modern supermarket side view
Data Drop — The Conscious Consumer
April 4, 2023
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