The Non-GMO Blog


Food product labels feature growing number of certifications

In addition to USDA’s organic seal and the Non-GMO Project’s signature butterfly, logos marking Regenerative Agriculture, Upcycled Certified, and other certifications are showing up in growing numbers on food products. With organic sales up to $57.5 billion in 2021, projected to reach $564 billion by 2030, manufacturers have increasing opportunities to supply consumers with ever […]

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Time for new approaches to US-Mexico corn trade

By Karen Hansen-Kuhn, opinion contributor As the world reels from the latest supply chain disruption, there is a growing movement internationally to rebuild resilience by increasing domestic production of food for local markets. This is a time for new solutions; unfortunately, there is growing pressure on trade officials to lock in business-as-usual approaches in this […]

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In the face of U.S. bullying, Mexico may soften its stance on GMO ban

Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador recently indicated that he may be softening his stance on a planned ban of GMO corn due to pressure from the U.S. government. President López Obrador recently said that he’s considering allowing imports of GMO yellow corn for livestock feed. He acknowledged foreign pressure at a recent news conference. […]

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Busting the Myths on New GMOs

As the European Union is preparing to decide on whether and how to deregulate new GMOs, Slow Food look sat the most frequent claims made by the biotechnology and seed industry to promote new GMOs and their deregulation. Spoiler: they’re misleading, if not deceptive. Myth #1: Changes brought by new GM techniques (or “genome editing”) to […]

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The end of organic (as we know it)

By Jim Riddle, Organic Independents LLP, Blue Fruit Farm The fundamental concepts of organic farming have always been, “Feed the Soil, not the Plant,” and “Healthy Soil leads to Healthy Crops, Healthy Animals, Healthy People, and a Healthy Planet.” Now, those concepts have been turned on their heads with a recent Appeals Court ruling that […]

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