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May 28, 2019

Are Artificial Flavors GMOs?

Many of the processed foods that we see on grocery shelves today bear an ingredient label that says “artificially flavored.” Due to the prevalence of artificial additives in the marketplace, one of the questions we are asked most frequently from savvy shoppers is: “Why did I see the word artificial in the ingredients of a… » Read more


April 25, 2019

Sticker Shock: PLU Myths and Truths

When we think of innovations in today’s supermarket, the mind easily jumps from farm to fridge blockchain tracking, to stores with a million cameras and no checkstands, or even to robots roaming grocery aisles. However, a smaller and much simpler piece of business technology has been pervasive in the marketplace for nearly three decades. Price… » Read more


February 22, 2019

Behind the Non-GMO Project’s Mission

Learn more about the seven belief statements behind the Non-GMO Project’s nonprofit mission. You’ll find information about how we support these beliefs within our organization and beyond, along with additional hyperlinks to learn more about each of these commitments. 1. We believe everyone has a right to know what is in their food and deserves access… » Read more


January 29, 2019

New Year, New FAQs

You asked and we answered. In an effort to provide full transparency to our readers and make more readily available the information you want most, we’ve recently updated our frequently asked questions page. Over the past year, your top three most frequently asked questions were: 1.  Why does the Non-GMO Project verify products like orange… » Read more


November 12, 2018

Veterans Cultivate More Than Produce at Growing Veterans

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