Erin is a California native whose love of the outdoors brought her to the Pacific Northwest. Erin is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Communication and a minor in American History. She also holds a Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School. Erin is passionate about providing consumers with the information necessary to make informed choices about the products they purchase.
Prior to joining the Non-GMO Project, Erin worked in legal clearance at a major television studio in Los Angeles. She is excited to bring her expertise in copyright and trademark law to the Non-GMO Project.
In her free time, Erin enjoys traveling, paddle boarding, and hiking with her family.
Articles by this contributor:
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
September 6, 2018
The smell hits you as soon as you walk through the door: freshly baked bread. Lots of it. The Sprouted Oven in Abbotsford, British Columbia has it all–muffins, cinnamon rolls, bagels, a sizable retail store, and even a gluten-free bakery. The best part? Everything is plant-based, non-GMO, and made with organic grains. I was left… » Read more
April 6, 2018
The Non-GMO Challenge is a month-long celebration that gives shoppers, brands, and retailers the opportunity to make meaningful non-GMO commitments. Our Education and Outreach sponsors are taking the Challenge! Find Non-GMO Project Verified products from our sponsors using the product search on Living Non-GMO. Trans-Ocean How is your brand celebrating the Non-GMO Challenge this year? We are offering… » Read more
March 13, 2018
I can still feel it — the cool sea breeze blowing through my hair as I sat on a grassy hill during a summer trip to the small fishing village of Howth, Ireland. I was young, I was adventurous, and I was sampling the best beers the region had to offer. As St. Patrick’s Day… » Read more
August 18, 2017
The following blog originally appeared on NutriGold’s website. NurtiGold is a Leadership Outreach and Education Sponsor and has over 50 Non-GMO Project Verified products, and we thank them for their continued support of our mission! Concerned consumers often wonder if the claims on product labels are actually true. They want to buy healthy, environmentally-friendly products and… » Read more
August 16, 2017
To celebrate National Honey Bee Day on Saturday, August 19th, we teamed up with our Education and Outreach Sponsor Wedderspoon to see what all the buzz about non-GMO honey is about! Check out the graphic below to learn more!
July 31, 2017
Veggie lovers are still a force to be reckoned with. An estimated 7.3 million Americans are vegetarian – and 1 million of those people are vegans, who consume no animal products at all. Sales of “fake meat” products have exploded in the last few years, and it’s easier than ever to find veggie options while… » Read more
July 18, 2017
Are you taking advantage of the summer sunshine by moving your dinner preparations outside? Summer is a wonderful time to perfect the art of grilling, and while I’m no Steven Raichlen, I have been known to grill up a pretty mean kebab from time to time! Did you know that 92% of corn cultivated in… » Read more
May 22, 2017
Why did the chicken cross the road? To eat Non-GMO Project Verified feed, of course! Spring is in the air and we are excited to welcome all the baby animals that are born this time of year – especially chicks! Since 1996, poultry farmers have fed genetically modified grains and oilseeds to their chicken flocks… » Read more
April 12, 2017
Cheddar? Monterey Jack? Mozzarella? Does the pressure of having to choose just one cheese for your grilled cheese sandwich make you feel like you’re trying to choose your favorite child? Worry no more – it’s National Grilled Cheese Month, and the Non-GMO Project is excited to share several amazing grilled cheese recipes that incorporate many… » Read more
April 6, 2017
In April 2017, Greener Choices, the Food Safety and Sustainability Center at Consumer Reports, released a comprehensive assessment of the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal. Greener Choices works for sweeping, systemic change in the food system. At the core of their work is the belief that there is a clear intersection between how food is produced… » Read more
February 22, 2017
With Awards Season in full swing and the Academy Awards approaching on February 26th, we’ve got movies on our minds here at the Non-GMO Project. Were you enthralled by the untold, true story depicted in Hidden Figures by Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer? Did you sing and dance along with Ryan Gosling… » Read more
December 22, 2016
The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program is North America’s only third-party verification for non-GMO food and products. Third-party verification is the highest quality system when it comes to product labeling and certifications because it ensures products have been comprehensively evaluated by an independent party, called a technical administrator, for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard,… » Read more