The Non-GMO Blog

Equinom and Peterson Farms Seed collaborate to commercialize new high-protein, non-GMO yellow pea varieties for food applications

Food tech company collaborates with independent seed company to scale up production of new plant protein ingredients to unlock growth for the plant-based food category Equinom, a ​​company aiming to cultivate plant-based ingredients that are better for people and our planet, and Peterson Farms Seed Inc., the largest independent seed company in the tri-state region […]

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Non-GMO soy acres surging in Europe

Non-GMO soybeans are increasing strongly in Europe and the EU, according to ENGA (European Non-GMO Industry Association) member Donau Soja, a non-profit promoting GMO-free sustainable soy protein. The prediction is that planted soy areas will expand to 11.4 million acres—up 6.1% versus 2021—in Europe and 1.1 million in the EU-27 (up 11.7%). Soybean output might […]

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Austria celebrates popularity of non-GMO food with promotions, education

It’s the 25th anniversary of Austria’s referendum against GMOs in food and agriculture—and also of the founding of ARGE Gentechnik-frei, Europe’s most successful platform for certification and labeling of GMO-free food. In the light of non-GMO being an essential priority and standard for consumers, for two weeks in June all major grocery stores promoted their […]

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University of Idaho finds correlation between cancer and agricultural chemicals in 11 states

Adults and children in Idaho and other Western states are vulnerable to cancer events due to farm chemicals, primarily fumigants, a new study reports. Researchers at University of Idaho analyzed federal and state health and agricultural data and published their results in GeoHealth. Forty-four of Idaho’s counties and 459 counties in the Western U.S. were […]

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Albert Lea Seed House acquires Blue River Organic Seed 

Expanded product line to bring farmers the largest selection of organic seeds in the U.S. Albert Lea Seed House, owner of Viking Corn & Soybeans and one of the largest suppliers of organic field seed in the U.S., recently announced it has acquired Blue River Organic Seed, the nation’s longest-established organic seed corn brand, from the Farmers Business […]

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