On July 14th, 2016, leaders from Dannon, Green America, Just Label It, and the Non-GMO Project gathered in New York for a historic announcement. Dannon committed to go non-GMO with its top-selling brands: Oikos, Dannon and Danimals yogurt. By pledging to earn Non-GMO Project verification, Dannon will work with farmers to plant 80,000 acres of non-GMO crops for livestock feed. Non-GMO Project Verified is the only third-party verification program for GMO avoidance that tests and provides traceability for livestock feed. Our Executive Director, Megan Westgate, discusses the significance of this commitment:
The full Danone video can be viewed here.