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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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A New GMO Glossary of Terms
January 12, 2024
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Data Drop: Third-Party Sustainability and Environmental Claims Are Crucial for American Shoppers
January 9, 2024
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Press Release: "Think Big, Shop Little Labels" Campaign Launches in January 2024, Empowering Shoppers to Choose Sustainable Products
January 5, 2024
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Bollygood's Indian-inspired sparkling lemonade and limeade
Bollygood Brings East Indian Refreshment to Your Glass
January 2, 2024
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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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The GMO High-Risk List: Cotton
December 14, 2023
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Holiday Gift Guide: Seed, Read and Feed
December 7, 2023
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Data Drop: Where Is the Butterfly Now?
December 6, 2023
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What Do You Need to Know About GMOs?
October 6, 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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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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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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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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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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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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New GMO Alert: The Slippery Slope of Synbio Palm Oil
August 22, 2023
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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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Do We Need GMOs to Feed the World
Do We Need GMOs to Feed the World?
July 26, 2023
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New GMO Alert: The Downside of Upside Foods
July 20, 2023
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Try Our Favorite Plant-Based Ice Creams
July 6, 2023
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New GMO Alert: Animal-Free Dairy Is Shutting Doors, Seeking Buyers and Selling to Consumers
June 15, 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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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? Middling.
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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6 Benefits of Going Non-GMO
January 26, 2022
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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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Non-GMO Project Statement to Canada's Minister of Agriculture on Deregulation of Gene-Edited Seeds
February 25, 2022
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A Monarch Butterfly flies about the brightly colored flowers in my garden.
Food waste fighting powerhouse LOOP Mission is now Non-GMO Project Verified
September 27, 2021
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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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New GMOs
Introducing 'New GMO Alerts' Monthly Newsletter
July 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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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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Bell’s Reines is now Non-GMO Project Verified!
May 25, 2022
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Holiday Gift Guide: Tastes, Textiles and Terrariums
December 1, 2021
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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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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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A platter of veggie burger fixings with sprouts, grilled mushrooms and tomatoes, with a product package for NoBull burgers and two bottles of Halo + Cleaver sauces.
Tasty Non-GMO Treats for Your Holiday Cookout
June 30, 2022
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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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A man and woman standing together in a grocery store next to their shopping cart looking at meat produce
The Butterfly Lands on More Natural Choices
October 20, 2022
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At the Supermarket: Handsome Man with Smartphone, Pushes Shopping cart
Sales of Non-GMO Project verified products are growing
October 6, 2022
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Sales of Plant-Based foods are growing
September 16, 2022
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Non-GMO Project Verified products saw steep sales growth, study finds
September 7, 2022
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