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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 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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Holiday Gift Guide: Seed, Read and Feed
December 7, 2023
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Monarch butterfly sitting on hands, palms facing up
Data Drop: Where Is the Butterfly Now?
December 6, 2023
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A young woman at a produce market laughs and holds two nectarines in front of her eyes as a joke
Is Gen Z the Greenest Generation Yet?
December 1, 2023
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Woven baskets and wooden bowls containing dark red beans and corn kernels, with cobs of yellow, gold, dark red and blue-black corn in the background.
How Native American Food Systems Shaped Land and People
November 22, 2023
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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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Press Release: La Morenita Named Recipient of the Non-GMO Project's Equitable Transfer Program
November 2, 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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Honey bee sitting on a purple flower
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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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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New GMO Alert: Animal-Free Dairy Is Shutting Doors, Seeking Buyers and Selling to Consumers
June 15, 2023
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Red and White dairy cattle
Dairy Month Is Better With the Butterfly
June 5, 2023
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soybean crop
The GMO High-Risk List: Soybeans
May 26, 2023
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New GMO Alert: Conscious Foods Makes CRISPR Produce for Unaware Consumers
May 23, 2023
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The Science on GMOs Isn't Settled — Here's Why
May 17, 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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New GMO Alert: Turning Fruit Flies Into GMO Bioreactors
May 3, 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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Female scientist facing their back is holding a tech device doing testing in a corn field
New GMO Alert: Gene-Edited Microbes Introduce a New Twist in GMO Agriculture
March 16, 2023
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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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Your Choices Make a Difference
July 1, 2021
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Earth Day — Restore the Earth
Restoring Our Connection to the Earth — Every Day
April 22, 2021
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How Do GMOs Affect Biodiversity?
April 13, 2021
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The Non-GMO Project GMO free product labeling
What Could a Non-GMO Food System Look Like?
March 23, 2021
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Manukora Honey: Good News from New Zealand's Bees, and the People who Tend to Them
February 11, 2021
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Beyond Burger Plant-Based Patty
Navigating Meat Alternatives
January 6, 2021
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Whitewashed Hope: A Message From 10+ Indigenous Leaders and Organizations
December 11, 2020
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Monarch Butterfly
URBL is now Non-GMO Project Verified!
July 14, 2021
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New GMOs
Introducing 'New GMO Alerts' Monthly Newsletter
July 13, 2021
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Our Vision for the Future: A Response to the USDA
June 24, 2021
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fish swimming upstream
Genetically engineered fish and meat coming to your table... soon?
May 7, 2021
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Pigs
Join the Non-GMO Project in Commenting on USDA’s Proposed Regulation of Genetically Engineered Animals
March 15, 2021
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Manukora Honey: Good News from New Zealand's Bees, and the People who Tend to Them
February 11, 2021
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Monarch Butterfly
Outside The Breadbox Vegan Oat Products Earn Non-GMO Project Verification
February 9, 2021
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Woman of color pouring orange juice from a carafe to a child on the breakfast table
New GMOs Created by Synbio Threaten Food Supply
February 5, 2021
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Monarch Butterfly
The New Non-GMO Project Standard Is Out! Join Us for a Look Behind the Butterfly
January 8, 2021
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Enter to Win a Rad Power Bike — and #BeTheButterfly
May 7, 2021
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The Non-GMO Project GMO free product labeling
What Could a Non-GMO Food System Look Like?
March 23, 2021
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Product Certifications
Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified: A Tale of Two Certifications
February 25, 2021
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How Independent Verifiers Help Build the Butterfly Label You Trust
January 19, 2021
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Shoppers and Brands Agree: We Want Proof It’s Non-GMO!
January 14, 2021
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Monarch Butterfly
The New Non-GMO Project Standard Is Out! Join Us for a Look Behind the Butterfly
January 8, 2021
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Sustainable Foods Summit
Sustainable Foods Summit Goes Online  
December 9, 2020
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Non-GMO and Nonprofit: Putting People and Planet First
November 30, 2020
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Non-GMO Project grocery tote
Non-GMO Month and Fair Trade Month Come To a Close
October 30, 2020
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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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Monarch Butterfly
URBL is now Non-GMO Project Verified!
July 14, 2021
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rijuice bottles
RIJUICE EARNS NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFICATION
April 23, 2021
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Monarch Butterfly
Outside The Breadbox Vegan Oat Products Earn Non-GMO Project Verification
February 9, 2021
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Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute Gift Ideas to Celebrate the Time We Spend Together 
December 16, 2020
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ZYN CURCUMIN (from Turmeric) Infused Drinks - Inspiring Positive Change
October 2, 2020
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Supporting Non-GMO Project Clients in Unprecedented Times
March 31, 2020
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Ciranda Celebrates 25 Years of Organic Ingredient Supply
March 10, 2020
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Certificate of Verification
A Non-GMO Project Certificate of Verification is a Ticket to Success
March 6, 2020
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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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Three chocolate ice-cream cones laid flat on a black plate.
Stay Cool and Non-GMO With Verified Ice Cream
June 22, 2022
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Two hands gift wrapping for the holidays
Holiday Gift Guide: Tastes, Textiles and Terrariums
December 1, 2021
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Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute Gift Ideas to Celebrate the Time We Spend Together 
December 16, 2020
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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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Sow Greenery, Grow Sanity
April 10, 2020
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sharing a meal
In Praise of Feasting: The Magic of Coming Together for Meals
December 30, 2019
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Tasty plant-based food
Sales of Plant-Based foods are growing
September 16, 2022
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A woman of color standing in a grocery store holding a shelf product
Non-GMO Project Verified products saw steep sales growth, study finds
September 7, 2022
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Man walking in an open agricultural field
Regenerative agriculture's reputation is growing!
August 3, 2022
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Hands holding wheat grain
More Butterfly for Your Buck
July 28, 2022
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frozen ice-cream treats
Sales of frozen treats are growing
July 7, 2022
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lady standing in front of the dairy aisle
The Butterfly label in the dairy aisle
June 1, 2022
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Woman at a grocery store reading a product label.
Shoppers are choosing non-GMO choices
May 6, 2022
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At the Supermarket: Happy Family of Three, Holding Hands, Walks
Millions of Shoppers recognize the Butterfly
April 6, 2022
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Monarch butterfly on flower
Who looks for the Butterfly? Millions!
February 28, 2022
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