It’s All Going to Pot

April 17, 2019

Blame it on the Times You may have heard news about the Agricultural Improvement Act (commonly known as the farm bill) in the US and the Cannabis Act in Canada, both of which effectively legalized hemp and CBD. Despite these laws, the legal status of CBD as a food additive remains murky and confusing in… » Read more

Non-gmo seeds for home garden

Grow a Non-GMO Garden!

April 4, 2019

As the gardening and growing seasons get underway across North America, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices. Rolling racks the height of NBA players dominate nurseries and garden centers, offering limitless options to the bewildered beginning gardener. If you’re looking to grow a non-GMO garden this season, here are some tips from the… » Read more

Non-GMO Challenge

March 26, 2019

Join us for the Non-GMO Challenge this April! The Non-GMO Challenge is a month-long opportunity to engage with mission-aligned brands who are paving the way to a non-GMO future. Join our online community to create awareness this April! The Challenge serves as an impactful way for all of us to think deeper about where our… » Read more

Wild, non-GMO Atlantic Salmon

The World’s First GMO Salmon is Coming to America

March 12, 2019

GMO Salmon have made headlines before—check out our older blog for more details on the fishiest GMOs. AquAdvantage Salmon to be Sold in the United States On March 8, the American FDA lifted its ban on the import of the genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon created by AquaBounty Technologies. The FDA initially approved this GMO for… » Read more

Behind the Non-GMO Project’s Mission

February 22, 2019

Learn more about the seven belief statements behind the Non-GMO Project’s nonprofit mission. You’ll find information about how we support these beliefs within our organization and beyond, along with additional hyperlinks to learn more about each of these commitments. 1. We believe everyone has a right to know what is in their food and deserves access… » Read more

Non-GMO Project Verified Non-GMO Canola

GMO Feature: Canola

February 19, 2019

Yes, There is Non-GMO Canola! Our readers write to us almost every day to ask why they saw canola in a Non-GMO Project Verified product. There’s a fairly pervasive misconception that all canola is genetically modified, but this is not true! Non-GMO canola does exist; when you see canola in a product bearing the Butterfly,… » Read more

What’s so Clean about “Clean Meat” Anyway?

February 7, 2019

You probably already know that the Non-GMO Project requires GMO testing all the way back to animal feed—it’s one component of our program that sets it apart from the new federal GMO labeling law and other GMO avoidance programs that don’t check out what animals eat. This is important because most GMOs are large-scale commodity crops… » Read more

New Year, New FAQs

January 29, 2019

You asked and we answered. In an effort to provide full transparency to our readers and make more readily available the information you want most, we’ve recently updated our frequently asked questions page. Over the past year, your top three most frequently asked questions were: 1.  Why does the Non-GMO Project verify products like orange… » Read more

Non-GMO Feed, Non-GMO Future!

January 23, 2019

Learn more about the importance of non-GMO animal feed and non-GMO eggs. Click to view the full-sized infographic. Thank you to our friends at NestFresh!

Non-GMO Project Verified Non-GMO food and non-GMO snacks

Can You Tell Which GMOs Will Be Labeled under the NBFDS?

January 9, 2019

Read part one of this blog. Jump to quiz Jump to FAQs Read the NBFDS The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard requires some food producers to put labels on some products that contain GMOs. Unfortunately, there are two glaring problems with this law that mean consumers will still not be able to tell what is… » Read more