Guest Blog: Why I Choose To Purchase Non-GMO Project Verified

December 4, 2018

As a mom of two and a Health Coach, the aisles of the grocery store are like a second home to me. Being as mindful as possible about my purchases and teaching others to do the same is one of my most important principles. While I try to purchase Non-GMO Project Verified and USDA certified… » Read more

Support the Non-GMO Project this #GivingTuesday

November 19, 2018

The Non-GMO Project works hard to partner with retailers and brands to establish and maintain the non-GMO food supply, preserve the world’s resources of genetically diverse, non-GMO seeds, and educate consumers on the changing landscape of GMOs. With the help of supporters such as yourself, these relationships can and do greatly affect the market. We… » Read more

Veterans Cultivate More Than Produce at Growing Veterans

November 12, 2018

Situated in the northwestern corner of Washington state, a three acre farm is a refuge for the ex-service members who run Growing Veterans, a Lynden-based nonprofit. The modest plot of land primarily produces hops, honey, and garlic—but Growing Veterans cultivates much more than just crops. The organization helps veterans plant roots in their community, providing… » Read more

Ten Exciting Non-GMO Month Wins

November 9, 2018

The Non-GMO Project’s eighth Non-GMO Month was a success thanks to the amazing support of our retailers, brands, and you! As always, we had so much fun celebrating our right to choose non-GMO. For us, this means taking the time to appreciate the farmers growing our food and tending the soil, the retailers working diligently… » Read more

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The GMO Potato: What Consumers Need to Know

October 31, 2018

Jump to Frequently Asked Questions Read the Non-GMO Project Standard You’re probably aware of the best-known GMO crops such as corn, soy, and canola. Did you know that there are also GMO potatoes? They have been around since 2015, but it is just now that they are becoming widely available in the American food supply…. » Read more

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It’s Alive: Spooky GMOs for Halloween

October 26, 2018

  Frankenfish The AquAdvantage salmon is the first genetically engineered animal available for purchase in North America. The mad scientists at AquaBounty Technologies spliced it together with parts from the Atlantic salmon, Chinook salmon, and the Ocean pout to produce a GMO fish that grows scary fast. The modified salmon is currently sold completely unlabeled… » Read more

GMOs in the Aloha State: Biotech’s Passion for Hawaii

October 18, 2018

Many images may come to mind when one thinks of Hawaii: tropical beaches, big wave surfing, a fruity beverage underneath palm trees swaying in a light breeze…But what about GMOs? Would it surprise you to know that the Hawaiian Islands have been home to some of the largest GMO experiments in the United States—most of… » Read more

The Growing Corporate Control of Our Seed Supply

October 9, 2018

At the Non-GMO Project, we believe that by encouraging a non-GMO seed supply, we are supporting the restoration of traditional seed breeding and the right of farmers to save and plant their own seeds and grow varieties of their choice. Open the full infographic to read the story. Read more: Part One: Patented Plants: Who Owns Our Global Seed… » Read more

Non-GMO Month Is Here!

September 27, 2018

Non-GMO Month is here again and we’ve got a lot to celebrate. Stay tuned all month for giveaways, celebrations, and new ways to stay informed on all things non-GMO. With over 50,000 Verified products and over 14,000 Registered Retailers, we are actively changing the scene at the supermarket and showing our commitment to the belief… » Read more

Patented Plants: What do GMO Patents Mean for Farmers, Researchers, and Consumers?

September 26, 2018

In part one of this blog, we learned that the world’s largest chemical companies use patents to control the food supply. In part two we explore what this means for farmers, researchers, and consumers. What Do Patented GMOs Mean For Farmers? When farmers choose to plant GMO seeds, they must first sign a technology use… » Read more