Russet Potato

The GMO Potato: What Consumers Need to Know

October 31, 2018

Jump to Frequently Asked Questions Read the Non-GMO Project Standard You’re probably aware of the best-known GMO crops such as corn, soy, and canola. Did you know that there are also GMO potatoes? They have been around since 2015, but it is just now that they are becoming widely available in the American food supply…. » Read more

GMOs in the Aloha State: Biotech’s Passion for Hawaii

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

The Growing Corporate Control of Our Seed Supply

October 9, 2018

At the Non-GMO Project, we believe that by encouraging a non-GMO seed supply, we are supporting the restoration of traditional seed breeding and the right of farmers to save and plant their own seeds and grow varieties of their choice. Open the full infographic to read the story. Read more: Part One: Patented Plants: Who Owns Our Global Seed… » Read more

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

What You Need to Know about the New GMOs Showing Up in Our Food Supply

August 9, 2018

Is it possible to create a non-GMO product using genetic engineering? While that might seem ludicrous to most of us, biotechnology companies have mounted an aggressive campaign to convince the world that the products of new genetic engineering techniques such as CRISPR are, in fact, non-GMO. Although this is completely unsupported by the scientific reality… » Read more

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day — The Non-GMO Way

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

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

The Next Generation Of Genetically Modified Foods Needs Better Regulation

June 12, 2017

This article was written by Dana Perls, Senior Food and Technology Campaigner for Friends of the Earth, and was originally published on STAT News. It has been re-posted with permission from STAT. “The apple that never browns wants to change your mind about genetically modified foods.” That headline in the Washington Post is just one… » Read more

Leaders in Non-GMO: Dana Perls on Emerging Technologies

May 31, 2017

Welcome to the first season of the Non-GMO Project podcast, Leaders in Non-GMO. In this seven-part podcast series, we are getting an inside look into the minds of non-GMO giants and inviting them to share their stories and experiences.  This week, we are eager to share a special episode featuring our Executive Director Megan Westgate interviewing Dana… » Read more