Non-GMO One Degree Bread

Taking Transparency to the Next Level with One Degree Organic Foods

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

GMO Feature: Soybeans

August 30, 2018

Soybeans are one of the most prevalent commodity crops grown in North America today. At 89.1 million acres, American farmers planted more acres of soy than any other crop this year. However, most of that acreage is not producing food for humans. According to the USDA, just over 70 percent of that soy becomes animal… » Read more

GMO Feature: Corn

August 14, 2018

Corn: A Brief History Did you know that well over half of a typical American diet is derived from corn? It’s true, and if you’ll remember from The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan famously calls North Americans “processed corn, walking.” He’s not wrong, and since more than 90 percent of corn grown in North America is… » Read more

Hundreds of Grocery Stores Say “No” to GMO Salmon—Will Yours?

February 23, 2018

The Non-GMO Project team is fortunate to call the beautiful Pacific Northwest our home. We bike, climb, run, ski, hike, kayak, sail, and play in our natural environment every day, and we enjoy an amazing view of the Salish Sea from our offices. Orca whales, river otters, sea birds, and more than 250 species of… » Read more

Summer’s on my Mind, and so is Sweet Corn

July 3, 2017

Summer is here, which means backyard barbecues, water balloon fights, and lots of delicious sweet corn! You can bet that at just about every BBQ, someone will throw sweet corn on the grill or bring a hearty helping of buttery succotash. While we all love fresh corn on the cob straight from our local market… » Read more

Top 10 Non-GMO Wins of 2016

December 23, 2016

Looking back on 2016, it is undeniable that the non-GMO movement is more united and stronger than ever. Millions of people across North America have mobilized to send a message loud and clear: everyone has a right to know what is in their food and deserves access to non-GMO choices. We’d like to extend our… » Read more

Look for the Butterfly at the Meat Counter

August 30, 2016

The approved FSIS Non-GMO Project Verified Seal is vertical instead of the traditional horizontal verification mark to distinguish the products that carry it. Recently, the Food Safety and Inspection (FSIS) branch of the USDA issued new guidance around GMO claims for meat, poultry and liquid eggs. What does this mean for you? You may see… » 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

We did it! Non-GMO Month 2015

November 6, 2015

Non-GMO Month 2015 Sets New Records, Generates Further Awareness My mom doesn’t spend time on Facebook. She doesn’t hang out in natural food stores. And she doesn’t usually know how my workday is spent. But during Non-GMO Month, my mother and her friends repeatedly express excitement to see “The Butterfly” in their community, on the… » Read more

A Day for the Honey Bee

August 18, 2015

—Why August 22, 2016 Affects All of Us The buzzing of nearby bees elicits anxiety and fear in some people, an instinctive reaction to avoid getting stung. The annoyance bee-dodging poses to outdoor fun and activities gives our pollinators a bum rap. Did you know that bees are much less aggressive than their reputation suggests? Rather… » Read more