Fishy Business: GMO Salmon

May 24, 2016

This blog was originally published on November 30, 2015. It now contains recent updates. UPDATE | Pending Litigation The Center for Food Safety and a coalition of environmental and consumer advocacy groups filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration— disputing their November approval of AquaBounty’s GE salmon. The lawsuit, filed back in March, challenges the… » Read more

This Product is Made with GMOs

April 18, 2016

  Small Changes Create Big Change The Non-GMO Project was started by a small group of retailers in 2007. Since the first Non-GMO Project Verified seal appeared in grocery stores in 2010, the Butterfly has grown to become the market’s trusted standard for GMO avoidance. This growth is based on the decisions you are making every time you… » Read more

The Defeat of the DARK Act

March 16, 2016

On Wednesday March 16th, Americans were victorious in the most critical battle ever to hit the Right To Know movement—Congress rejected the DARK Act with a Senate vote of 49-48. This sweeping bill would have prohibited any current or future state law from requiring GMO labeling, and it would have dramatically undercut federal, state and… » Read more

Avoiding GMOs Aisle by Aisle" Produce

Avoiding GMOs Aisle by Aisle: Produce

January 22, 2016

Step One: Know Which Produce is Genetically Modified For many people, fruits and vegetables are the cornerstone of a healthy diet. They bring color and vibrancy to your plate and add incredible nutrients to your diet. Thankfully, there are few GMOs found in the produce aisle. People often worry about GMO tomatoes making their way onto their… » Read more

Top Five Non-GMO Questions

January 8, 2016

As a non-profit organization, the mission of the Non-GMO Project is to preserve and build the non-GMO food supply, educate consumers, and provide verified non-GMO choices. To achieve these goals, we include our website URL on our verification seal as a resource for anyone wanting to learn more about our verification program. NonGMOProject.org together with… » Read more

Make it a Non-GMO Movie Night!

December 23, 2015

A chilly winter storm makes my family eager for more than a higher thermostat. When temperatures drop, we read books and watch inspirational movies, seek knowledge, take notes and map out the changes we will create in the New Year. Winter unites family and friends indoors in a way unlike any other time of the… » Read more

The Trade Deal that Threatens the Food on Your Plate

The Secret Trade Deal that Threatens the Food on Your Plate

May 1, 2015

By now you might have heard about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but perhaps not about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). They are both secretly happening, limiting our information.  The TPP is a pending trade deal between the US and 11 other Asia-Pacific countries while the TTIP is between the US and the European… » Read more

Make it a Habit, Label Reading

Make it a Habit! Label Reading

April 8, 2015

Studies show that it takes three weeks to create a new habit. Some decisions to change our habits can happen in a moment. Others develop over time. I remember when I became a vegetarian many decades ago – it was the first time I had to cook Thanksgiving dinner on my own. Wrestling with that… » Read more

Joyce de Brevannes takes the Non-GMO Challenge

Take the Non-GMO Challenge

April 1, 2015

Every April, the Non-GMO Project hosts the Non-GMO Challenge—a month-long photo campaign that invites and unites people across the U.S. and Canada in making promises to avoid GMOs – for a day, for a week, for a month, for good – whatever feels most comfortable. Last year, hundreds of amazing photos were submitted. It was… » 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