Courtney Pineau, Associate Director
Title: Associate Director

In her role as Associate Director, Courtney helps guide the growth of the Non-GMO Project. She is committed to expanding awareness about GMOs, helping consumers make informed food choices, and protecting access to healthy and safe foods.

In her spare time, you will find Courtney gardening and playing outside with her family in Bellingham, Washington.

Articles by this contributor:

August 22, 2017

Tips for Packing a Non-GMO Lunchbox

One of the best things about starting a new school year is the opportunity to develop new habits. The classroom is organized, desks are clean, and your child’s backpack is full of untouched school supplies. All of these are reminders of the fresh start that comes with being another grade older.  Make the most of… » Read more

December 22, 2016

Why the Non-GMO Project Verifies Low-Risk Ingredients

One of the most common questions we get at the Non-GMO Project is why we verify products that are seemingly not at risk or at low-risk of being produced from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While it may seem strange to have Non-GMO Project Verified salt or fruit, there are several important reasons that we verify… » Read more

Avoiding GMOs Aisle by Aisle" Produce
January 22, 2016

Avoiding GMOs Aisle by Aisle: Produce

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

Look for the Butterfly!
August 5, 2015

Look for the Butterfly!

Every day 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.  Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering. This relatively new science creates unstable combinations of… » Read more