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

Happy New Year!

December 20, 2016

At this time 10 years ago, I was volunteering full-time to create a new non-profit organization called the Non-GMO Project. Our small group working on the effort had given up hope that government would ever give consumers the information they need to know about GMOs. Meanwhile, we saw that shoppers were increasingly concerned about GMOs and looking for… » Read more

At the Heart of the Holidays – 2016

December 15, 2016

Generate non-GMO goodwill with gifts that keep on giving. We published our first “… non-GMO gifts that keep on giving …” blog last year.  The response was so positive that we decided to update it for 2016.  For more gift ideas, revisit our 2015 list here.   In a world where the profound differences between… » Read more

Non-GMO Bird is the Word

November 12, 2016

Just because I’m a vegetarian, doesn’t mean I don’t cook up a tantalizing turkey come Thanksgiving. While I am enjoying my Field Roast Hazelnut-Cranberry Roast En Croute (and a ton of side dishes!), my guests will feast on what I believe is the simplest, healthiest and most delicious turkey ever to grace a table. No… » Read more

Tweets for a Non-GMO Holiday!

November 10, 2016

Nov 15th, 12:00 pm PST, twitter.com/nongmoproject, #NonGMOHolidayCheer Don’t miss this seasonal Non-GMO Holiday Twitter Party from the Non-GMO Project. Gobble up non-GMO ideas, wash it down with a list of refreshing recipes and serve it with a side of fabulous prizes! With Thanksgiving around the corner and holiday menu planning in full swing, be sure you’re… » Read more

Don’t Let GMOs Haunt You

October 25, 2016

Whether you’re the parent escorting your child from house to house, the person monitoring the door or the reveler nibbling on the plunder, chances are you have faced the annual dilemma of offering up a healthier Halloween experience without putting a damper on the fun. GMOs show up in more than 80% of the foods we… » Read more

Why Choose the Butterfly?

October 19, 2016

Happy Non-GMO Month! We hope you’ll join us in celebrating your right to choose non-GMO products for yourselves and your families. Our non-profit organization has accomplished incredible feats since starting ten years ago; the Non-GMO Project Verified seal is now carried on 40,000+ products across the U.S. and Canada, more than 2,300 retailers have registered… » Read more

Join the Non-GMO Corn Revolution!

October 13, 2016

To help celebrate Non-GMO Month, we’ve collaborated with Our Little Rebellion, a family of Non-GMO Project Verified popped snacks, to inspire an American revolution in support of non-GMO corn! And what better way to reveal our crusade than with crop art cut from a non-GMO field? To kick off the movement, we’re are asking U.S… » Read more

GMOs are Upsetting the Apple Cart

October 12, 2016

An American tradition Chilly October mornings and the smell of autumn leaves accompany the thumps of falling apples across North America. Apple cider, crisp, pie, butter, baked, bobbing, and of course eating fresh off the tree all make this my favorite fruit season of the year. The apple has a long romantic history in both my… » Read more

Creepin’ It Real

October 11, 2016

Avoiding GMOs on the trickiest day of the year I can’t explain it. The air turns brisk, the days grow short and before the first leaf has fallen from the trees, my internal clock starts its countdown to Halloween. I get giddy at the thought of glowing jack-o’-lanterns, gauzy spider webs and anything orange and… » Read more