GMOs and Safety Concerns, Robyn O'Brien

GMOs and Safety Concerns

January 18, 2015

The end of 2014 was a flurry of activity for the movement to label genetically engineered ingredients (GMOs) in our food. The ballot initiative to label GMOs in Oregon lost by just over 800 votes, and thousands of votes were thrown out.  In D.C., a hearing was held to address a piece of legislation that calls… » Read more

Modern Parents Messy Kids, Happy Green Smoothie

Breakfast: Start Your Day the Non-GMO Way!

January 12, 2015

One of the most common concerns about the prevalence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in North America is whether they are safe for our children and families to eat. GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering. This relatively new science creates unstable combinations of plant,… » Read more

Westgate family, feeding Robin, kimchi

Welcome to Living Non-GMO!

December 15, 2014

Welcome to Living Non-GMO! Every day at the Non-GMO Project, we hear from people who are worried about the impacts of GMOs and are looking for ways to make safe, healthy choices for themselves and their loved ones. We are deeply inspired by this growing movement of citizens standing up for a sustainable, transparent food… » Read more

Gratitude

December 1, 2014

A few short months ago, my life changed. I relocated from Los Angeles to begin a new adventure in Bellingham, Washington. While I had visited the Pacific Northwest and lived in Portland, I had never seen the stunning natural beauty of this town, located on a bay between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. Even their motto,… » Read more

Thanksgiving non-GMO pumpkin pie

Easy Steps to Reduce Cooking with GMOs at Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014

It’s Thanksgiving week and as families across the nation come together, the soaring rates of allergies, diabetes, obesity and cancer continue to impact the lives of our families, making it even more of a challenge to get a Thanksgiving meal on the table. But with Thanksgiving being one of the most significant meals of the… » Read more

Chanterelle Mushrooms

Kitchen Sync

November 16, 2014

Call it Seasonal Food for the Soul, that wonderful something that happens when you synchronize your cooking and your life to the rhythms of nature.

Non-GMO Your Right to Know

Non-GMO Month 2014

November 14, 2014

Continuing in the spirit of growing awareness and impactful change, 2014’s Non-GMO Month was celebrated by more people from all levels of the food supply chain. Increased participation by shoppers, retailers and brands was evident across all of North America. Here at the Non-GMO Project, we couldn’t be more pleased with the amplified level of enthusiasm and passion, and we… » Read more

The More We Know, The More We Grow, Vote Yes for Mandatory GMO Labeling.

The More We Know, the More We Grow

November 6, 2014

Today, in light of the GMO labeling ballot initiatives that took place across the U.S., we reflect on the overall growth of an incredible people-driven, knowledge-building movement. If you had spoken to typical grocery shoppers in 2010, it is unlikely many of them would have heard of the term GMO (genetically modified organism). Fast forward four… » Read more

Non-GMO Halloween

GMOs Are Spooky

October 30, 2014

GMOs are spooky, and their prevalence in Halloween candy is more of a trick than a treat. Help take care of little princesses and goblins this year by offering organic and Non-GMO Project Verified goodies instead. 10 GMO Ingredients in Halloween Candy Sugar (GMO sugar beets) High fructose corn syrup (GMO corn) Corn starch (GMO… » Read more

Caution for GMOs, Consumer Reports

Non-GMO Project Verified Seal is “Highly Meaningful”

October 20, 2014

For nearly 80 years, the nonprofit Consumer Reports has been a trusted source for consumers, providing product information based on independent reports and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. In examining the prevalence of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in packaged foods, Consumer Reports found the Non-GMO Project Verified seal “highly meaningful”… » Read more