Who in the World is Nikolai Vavilov?

May 24, 2017

Wandering around our local farmers’ market in Bellingham, WA last weekend, I stumbled on a food vendor called “Café Vavilov.” Their stand was small and their menu was inconspicuously written in black marker on a scroll of brown butcher paper, but the vibrant hues and varied textures displayed in their dishes instantly drew my attention…. » Read more

Don’t Be Chicken: Raise Non-GMO Hens

May 22, 2017

Why did the chicken cross the road? To eat Non-GMO Project Verified feed, of course! Spring is in the air and we are excited to welcome all the baby animals that are born this time of year – especially chicks! Since 1996, poultry farmers have fed genetically modified grains and oilseeds to their chicken flocks… » Read more

The Bunny and the Butterfly

April 6, 2017

Building a Better (non-GMO) Easter Basket Easter is just a hop, skip, and a jump away and with it comes the much-anticipated herald for the onset of spring. It brings to mind garden flowers, mild weather and of course, an overnight visit from the Easter bunny. For many, it’s yet another event in the sequence… » Read more

GMO 101 with Executive Director Megan Westgate

March 7, 2017

Everyone has a right to know what is in their food. Learn more about GMOs and how they impact the food system from our Executive Director Megan Westgate. This video is made possible by our education and outreach sponsors: Annie’s, Zevia, and NutriGold.

Spreading Non-GMO Love

February 13, 2017

You may not know me, but will you be my Valentine?  Perhaps a veil of mystery surrounding a secret admirer would make us giddy, but from a chocolate bar’s ingredient list—definitely not. Behind the heart-shaped treats wrapped in innocent pink wrappers, many of the chocolate goodies exchanged on Valentine’s Day contain hidden high-risk GMO ingredients…. » Read more

Sharing Non-GMO Love

February 13, 2017

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we visited a factory that produces Non-GMO Project Verified chocolate. Learn more about the Theo chocolate company and see their full line of Verified chocolate on livingnongmo.org. Happy Non-GMO Valentine’s Day!

The Opal of My Eye

January 25, 2017

  It is hard to imagine getting excited about a variety of apple, but there is a new fruit in our midst that’s a major game changer. The Opal is a truly non-browning apple—yes, you heard that right, this fruit naturally doesn’t brown when it’s cut open. Our family loves fresh produce year round, and… » Read more

Eating Clean in 2017

January 1, 2017

Eating clean is about eating foods that avoid GMOs and other harmful ingredients. I’ve been eating clean for over a decade and it’s helped me heal from 10 years of chronic illness. As many of you know, GMOs are created in a lab and exist in many of the foods lining the aisles of our… » 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

Why the Non-GMO Project Verifies Low-Risk Ingredients

December 22, 2016

One of the most common questions we get at the Non-GMO Project is why we verify products that are seemingly not at risk or at low-risk of being produced from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While it may seem strange to have Non-GMO Project Verified salt or fruit, there are several important reasons that we verify… » Read more