Non-GMO News

Volatility is decimating Brazil’s non-GMO supply chain

When genetically modified organisms (GMOs) entered Brazil’s market in 2003, 30% of the country’s soybean production was already using GMO seed, illegally sourced from Argentina. Since commercialization of GM Roundup Ready soybeans was approved in 2005, the illegal GM crops were also legitimized, proliferating GMO usage in Brazil. The state of Paraná was instrumental in […]

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Purely Canada acquires value-added grain and protein ingredient terminal in Saskatchewan 

Plant-based protein ingredient provider Purely Canada Foods Corp., a subsidiary of Above Food Corp., has purchased a high-capacity grain and protein ingredient processing terminal in Kindersley, west central Saskatchewan. The facility will be able to process and ship up to 100,000 metric tons of value-added grain and protein ingredients. Senior pulse manager David Nobbs looks […]

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Non-GMO Similac baby formula coming, thanks to consumers

Health care company Abbott is finally rolling out a baby formula free of genetically modified ingredients—the first to do so. Most commercial baby food contains GM corn and soy derivatives. Similac Advance non-GMO formula is coming to Target; a non-GMO version of Similac Sensitive will follow. “We listen to moms and dads, and they’ve told […]

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Protein Industries Canada invests into non-GMO soybean processing

New protein ingredient plant will focus on global opportunities with home-grown inputs Protein Industries Canada recently announced a partnership that will develop and commercialize high-quality, made-in-Canada, non-GMO soybean protein ingredients. Canada Protein Ingredients Ltd. – Ingrédients Protéiques du Canada Ltée (CPI-IPC), DJ Hendrick International, Agrocorp Processing, Semences Prograin, and Synthesis Network have partnered to produce […]

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Minnesota seed company’s non-GMO corn is finding a home in Kazakhstan

A Minnesota non-GMO seed company, BASS Genetics, is supplying large farms in Kazakhstan with non-GMO corn seed. According to BASS (Baumgartner Agricultural Science and Services) founder Ed Baumgartner, Kazakhstan farmers grow about 2 million acres of corn annually. Most of it is fed to their domestic livestock, primarily cattle. Kazakhstan has huge farms. The average size […]

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