The Butterfly Lands on More Natural Choices

October 20, 2022

The Non-GMO Project was created to provide a trustworthy and rigorous way to avoid GMOs in food and personal care products. Simply put, the Project was created to serve you and millions of people like you. We serve everyone who grows, makes, buys, sells and eats food in the United States and Canada.  By maintaining… » Read more

Looking for Plant-Based Foods? Non-GMO Options Abound!

September 16, 2022

Did you know plant-based foods are one of the fastest-growing grocery categories? Shoppers are picking more plant-based options than ever before. As the plant-based category grows, so does biotechnology’s interest in it.  Traditional, transgenic GMOs — including herbicide tolerant soybeans and corn engineered to create its own pesticide — have threatened the plant-based movement since… » Read more

More Butterfly for Your Buck

July 28, 2022

During the last few years, grocery shopping has gone from being a reasonably predictable chore to something more like a roller coaster ride. From pandemic-induced pantry stocking, supply chain shortages and historic inflation, many of us have one eye on our shopping cart and the other on our pocketbooks. With the rising cost of groceries… » Read more

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The Butterfly Protects Your Right To Choose

May 26, 2022

At the Non-GMO Project, we believe everyone has the right to know what’s in their food and deserves access to non-GMO choices. For the past 15 years, we’ve protected that right with the most trustworthy, rigorous certification in North America for GMO avoidance.  With new and experimental GMOs entering the food supply unlabeled and unregulated,… » Read more

Going Plant-Based to Save the Planet? Better Look For the Butterfly, Too

March 17, 2022

Plant-based foods are having a renaissance. While staples such as veggie burgers and soy milk have been around for decades, we’re witnessing a tsunami of innovative products that can romance the taste buds of vegans and omnivores, vegetarians and flexitarians.  Recent converts to the plant-based craze credit two reasons for their choice: They want to… » Read more

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There’s a New Label in Town — But the Butterfly Stays Strong

February 3, 2022

The Bioengineered (BE) Food label is part of the new federal law that identifies some  — but not all — products made with GMO ingredients. The law came into full effect in the United States on January 1, 2022, following years of grassroots organizing, state actions and federal counteractions.  The GMO-labeling movement that gave rise… » Read more

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The New BE Label is Here! Or Is It??? (And Why You Should Still Look for the Butterfly)

January 19, 2022

Have you seen a new label at the grocery store? The new federal Bioengineered (BE) Food labeling law went into effect on January 1, 2022. Under the law, BE disclosures are now mandatory on certain products made with GMOs. However, due to exemptions and a limited definition of a “bioengineered food,” many products made with GMOs… » Read more

Fishy Business: GMO Salmon

May 24, 2016

This blog was originally published on November 30, 2015. It now contains recent updates. UPDATE | Pending Litigation The Center for Food Safety and a coalition of environmental and consumer advocacy groups filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration— disputing their November approval of AquaBounty’s GE salmon. The lawsuit, filed back in March, challenges the… » Read more