Company implicated in organic grain fraud connected to similar incident in 2007

Jericho Solutions, which is being investigated for selling non-organic grains as organic from 2010 to 2017, was also accused of selling a rail car of GMO soybeans as organic in 2007. The company recently implicated in a scheme to sell non-organic corn and soybeans as organic was also connected to a fraudulent shipment of organic […]

Read More

Now GMO supporters want to deny consumers the right to know if their foods are non-GMO

Supporters of genetically engineered foods don’t like consumer transparency. They staunchly opposed efforts to label such foods in the U.S. for many years even though a majority of consumers support such labeling. Now, in another attack on consumer transparency, GMO proponents want to deny Americans the right to know if their foods are non-GMO. An […]

Read More

Certification experts try to find common ground on ways to regenerate agriculture

Advocates of different certification programs may disagree on the best way to regenerate agriculture but they agree on the goal of soil health as a key to mitigating climate change. That was a key takeaway of “A Regenerative Forum” held at Natural Products Expo East in September. A panel of certification experts discussed their different […]

Read More

Experts say NSF’s non-GMO certification of GMO-derived sweetener sets “dangerous precedent”

  NSF’s True North non-GMO certification of Cargill’s EverSweet synthetic biology sweetener sets a “dangerous precedent,” which could allow other synbio ingredients to be non-GMO certified; diverges from Non-GMO Project standard on GMO microorganisms Consumer advocates and non-GMO food experts have criticized the non-GMO certification of Cargill’s EverSweet sweetener by NSF’s Non-GMO True North program […]

Read More

Consumer advocates criticize NSF’s non-GMO certification of sweetener derived from GMO yeast

They say NSF’s True North non-GMO certification of Cargill’s EverSweet synthetic biology sweetener sets a “dangerous precedent;” product would not be certified by the Non-GMO Project.

Read More

1 2 3 6