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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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Join Us at Expo West!
February 26, 2024
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The Seed You Need: A Gardening Glossary
February 22, 2024
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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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Mexico Moves to Protect Its Cultural Heritage from GMO Corn
February 2, 2024
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Deregulation Compromises Food Transparency
January 30, 2024
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Seattle Chocolates Does the Right Thing
January 29, 2024
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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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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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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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5 Ways the Non-GMO Project Protects Your Right to Choose
October 12, 2023
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The EU Should Not Follow the US’s Bad Example in Deregulating GMOs
September 28, 2023
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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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New GMO Alert: It's Just Like Beer. No, Wait, It IS Beer!
September 13, 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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Glass of beer on malt grains
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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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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Is Lab-Grown Meat the Solution We've Been Looking For?
August 28, 2023
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New GMO Alert: The Slippery Slope of Synbio Palm Oil
August 22, 2023
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GMO zucchini
The GMO High-Risk List: Summer Squash
August 18, 2023
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Happy Honey Bee Day! Dance Like Bees Are Watching
August 11, 2023
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GMO Apples: An apple a day may not brown right away
October 29, 2019
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No Joy in Spudville
October 22, 2019
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Save Our Soil! 6 Reasons To Support a Better Farm Bill
March 23, 2023
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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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Together We Can Regenerate America
August 4, 2022
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5 Ways Dairy Can Be a Climate Ally
June 10, 2022
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What's wrong with GMOs? A lot.
May 19, 2022
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How Useful Are GMOs on a Warming Planet?
April 21, 2022
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What Could a Non-GMO Food System Look Like?
April 14, 2022
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Earth Day
How Big Ag Accidentally Inspired Earth Day (And the Non-GMO Project)
April 7, 2022
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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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Stand With Mexico for Food Sovereignty & Their Right to Restrict GMO Corn
March 7, 2023
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The Case for Debt Relief for Black Farmers
The Case for Debt Relief for Black Farmers
February 6, 2023
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Press Release: Time To Come Clean About Hidden GMOs in Personal Care Products
February 1, 2023
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Press Release: Study Shows 69% of US Consumers Demand Verification of Retailer & Brand Claims About Sustainability 
January 17, 2023
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Executive Order is a Massive Push Toward Further Privatization of U.S. Food Supply
September 29, 2022
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Press Release: More Than Half of All Plant-Based Foods Are Non-GMO Project Verified – and Growing
September 7, 2022
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Press Release: Non-GMO Project Stands with Straus Family Creamery, Other Dairy Farmers, as Synbio Milk Accelerates
May 25, 2022
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Coming Clean: Your Guide To Hidden GMOs in Personal Care
February 2, 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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Join Us this January for Little Labels, Big Impact
December 2, 2022
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Better with the Butterfly
September 30, 2022
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Volunteer on the Standards Committee!
August 17, 2022
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Who's Looking Out for You? We Are!
July 14, 2022
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Program Rules and Procedures: Announcements
July 7, 2022
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Non-GMO Project booth at Expo West 2022
Natural Products Expo West 2022: March 8-12 in Anaheim, CA
February 28, 2022
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Non GMO foods for healthy living for the whole family
Celebrate Good Food Month!
October 13, 2021
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From Paddock to Plate: A Butter Lover's Blog, Sponsored by Lewis Road Creamery
July 16, 2020
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Notes on a Crisis
April 2, 2020
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Red and White dairy cattle
Dairy Month Is Better With the Butterfly
June 5, 2023
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Are Hybrid Seeds the Same as GMOs?
May 10, 2023
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Farming With the Amazon Forest
April 10, 2023
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5 Women-Led Companies That Walk the Talk
March 9, 2023
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Shopping Your Values Is Easier Than Ever
January 20, 2023
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Spicy Miracle Ramen with Seared Kielbasa and Jammy Eggs
December 22, 2022
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Celebrate Non-GMO Project Verification with Zing!
October 27, 2022
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GNT launches Non-GMO Project Verified range of clean-label EXBERRY® color concentrates
September 6, 2022
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Stay Cool and Non-GMO With Verified Ice Cream
June 22, 2022
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5 Behaviors That Shape Our World
March 30, 2023
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5 Women-Led Companies That Walk the Talk
March 9, 2023
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For Black Women, Self-Care Is Essential Care
February 23, 2023
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Woman walking by a supermarket aisle carrying a bag that has salad greens
Shopping Your Values Is Easier Than Ever
January 20, 2023
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Left hand touching an ipad while prepping ingredients in the kitchen
Spicy Miracle Ramen with Seared Kielbasa and Jammy Eggs
December 22, 2022
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How Nature Can Inspire Your Own Dormant Season
December 16, 2022
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"Place-ful" Eating: How to Survive Winter’s Doldrums
December 9, 2022
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This School Year, Go Non-GMO for Lunch
August 28, 2022
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A cute brown puppy with a red collar eats food from its overflowing bowl
The Non-GMO Pet: Why We Verify Products for Your Best Friend
August 18, 2022
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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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How Nutrient Density Will Reshape the Food System — And Our Health
April 14, 2023
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Data Drop — The Conscious Consumer
April 4, 2023
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Data Drop — Non-GMO Acreage
March 1, 2023
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Data Drop — Food and Technology
February 1, 2023
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2022 Year in Review: Trends by the Numbers
January 5, 2023
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The Butterfly Label on Cookies, Pies and Candy Canes
December 14, 2022
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Beverages are Better with the Butterfly!
November 2, 2022
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