Non-GMO News

Non-GMO and organic seed trial data now online

The US Testing Network (USTN) announced that its non-GMO and organic seed yield trial data is now available online. USTN was launched in 2009 when a few cutting-edge seed corn retailers and breeders decided it was time to build something they couldn’t find—a yield trial testing network for their non-GMO and organic hybrids. Sarah Carlson […]

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New zinc-enriched non-GMO corn set to improve nutrition in Colombia

The first zinc-enriched corn variety developed for South America was released in Colombia this past February in an effort to combat malnutrition in the country. Developed using traditional non-GMO breeding techniques, this biofortified corn variety has naturally higher concentrations of zinc, an essential mineral that plays an important role in human development. It is estimated that […]

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Ensuring non-GMO and organic flour for bakers

Consumers want their baked goods to be as honest and nutritious as their dairy, fruits, and vegetables—so they look for logos such as Certified Organic or Non-GMO Project Verified. “The largest issue is meeting the requirements for those niche ingredients,” said Keith Smith of Cargill. Testing and verifying flour is essential, along with documentation from […]

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The New Primal achieves Non-GMO Project verification for marinades and cooking sauces

Fueled by a commitment to offer high-integrity foods to the masses, The New Primal recently announced Non-GMO Project verification for their entire line of The New Primal Marinades and Cooking Sauces. Well-known for producing grass-fed beef jerky snacks in the salty snack category, The New Primal is changing the marinade aisle in response to the lack […]

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The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook highlights farmers, producers, and food democracy

Tracey Medeiros has followed up two books on Vermont cooking with a third, focusing on sustainable agriculture and the public’s role in setting food policy. The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook contains 125 organic recipes, emphasizing local products including maple syrup, cheese, and distillery offerings. Medeiros includes a complete list of organic farmers and non-GMO producers, after […]

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