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What’s wrong with GMOs? A lot.

May 19, 2022

When GMOs were commercialized in the 1990s, few people knew about these novel organisms entering the food supply. Their development, testing and deployment had occurred with a startling lack of transparency. However, as early GMOs and their derivatives made their way into more and more common food products, folks in the natural foods sector started… » Read more

Know Your Labels! The Butterfly Makes Non-GMO Easy

February 17, 2022

There are a lot of labels at the grocery store, including one recent arrival: the new Bioengineered (“BE”) food disclosure. The BE label sprung from the overwhelming public demand for labels on genetically engineered foods — but in practice, the label is confusing. It also fails to identify many common products made with GMOs. For… » Read more

Non-GMO Project Presents: The Year in Food, 2021

December 30, 2021

As another roller-coaster of a year comes to a close, you’d be forgiven for complaining of motion sickness. With ups and downs throughout 2021, our deep gratitude continues for all the essential workers in retail grocery and healthcare — our hats come off to you, our masks stay on! Below you’ll find a compilation of… » Read more

Non-GMO and Nonprofit: Putting People and Planet First

November 30, 2020

The Non-GMO Project began in 2006 as a nonprofit with the goal of providing everyday consumers with a choice about whether or not to consume genetically modified organisms. Our passion for natural foods and consumer advocacy means our actions, decisions and very purpose are not driven by profits, but by our mission: To empower people… » Read more

Notes on a Crisis

April 2, 2020

“In times of crisis, seemingly impossible ideas suddenly become possible.” -Naomi Klein We’re living through a period of upheaval, the full scale of which is, as yet, uncertain. It has — or will — affect everyone; it has — or will — be everywhere. Generosity and inspiring acts of kindness are occurring alongside fear and… » Read more

Support the Non-GMO Project this #GivingTuesday

November 19, 2018

The Non-GMO Project works hard to partner with retailers and brands to establish and maintain the non-GMO food supply, preserve the world’s resources of genetically diverse, non-GMO seeds, and educate consumers on the changing landscape of GMOs. With the help of supporters such as yourself, these relationships can and do greatly affect the market. We… » Read more

Ten Exciting Non-GMO Month Wins

November 9, 2018

The Non-GMO Project’s eighth Non-GMO Month was a success thanks to the amazing support of our retailers, brands, and you! As always, we had so much fun celebrating our right to choose non-GMO. For us, this means taking the time to appreciate the farmers growing our food and tending the soil, the retailers working diligently… » Read more

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

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

Comment on the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

June 26, 2018

Comment on the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard and Let the USDA Know that You Want Meaningful GMO Labeling For two decades consumers have been fighting for meaningful GMO labeling that gives them clear and accessible information about the genetically engineered content of their food. This commitment to transforming our food system and providing GMO… » Read more