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Organic & Non-GMO Report

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This month's news from the genetically modified food debate
Updated: 49 min 37 sec ago

A new “Pipeline” to increase organic and non-GMO supply

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:45
Pipeline Foods aims to invest in solutions to increase production of regenerative organic agriculture and clean food
Categories: Ecological News

It’s time to invest in organic grain handling infrastructure

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:45
It is a well-known fact that there is an insufficient domestic supply of organic grains, leading to increased dependency on imports.
Categories: Ecological News

Should non-GMO also mean non-GMO fed?

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:45
A growing number of yogurt and ice cream brands, including Chobani, Yoplait, Breyer’s, Nestlé, and Ben and Jerry’s, are labeling their products as containing “Non-GMO Ingredients” or “No GMO Ingredients” even though the milk used to produce the products comes from cows not fed non-GMO feed.
Categories: Ecological News

Food companies say GMO labels having no impact on product sales

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:45
Contrary to industry claims, GMO labels aren’t scaring off consumers, according to food companies and published research
Categories: Ecological News

The Green Grocer: small but powerful voice for health and wholeness

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:45
Independent natural retailers keep the conversation going
Categories: Ecological News

Kalona Organics’ “feel good” family farms story

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:18
Iowa-based Kalona Organics produces organic dairy products using milk from Amish and Mennonite family farms
Categories: Ecological News

Is it possible the Impossible Burger is unsafe to eat?

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:18
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration told the manufacturer of the meat-like Impossible Burger that the company hadn’t demonstrated the safety of the product’s key genetically engineered ingredient, according to internal FDA documents.
Categories: Ecological News

When all the kernels pop: Reist Popcorn maximizes non-GMO opportunity

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:18
What started out as a side business to occupy Pennsylvania’s winter months is keeping the Reist family’s third and fourth generations fully occupied—in the booming market of non-GMO snacks.
Categories: Ecological News

Ancient grains appealing to modern tastes

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:18
While the American diet has been dominated by conventional grains like corn, wheat, oats, and rice, a growing number of people are choosing more rare “ancient” grains for their unique tastes, nutritional benefits, and gluten-free, organic, and non-GMO advantages.
Categories: Ecological News

Just how dependent is the U.S. on organic grain imports?

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:18
Over the past five years—since Mercaris began tracking prices of organic and non-GMO grains—domestic demand for organic grains has grown significantly.
Categories: Ecological News

Dicamba herbicide drift damaging thousands of acres of crops—again

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:39
Last year, illegal use of the herbicide dicamba on genetically modified soybeans and cotton led to thousands of acres of soybeans, vegetables, and fruit being damaged by drift from the herbicide in 10 states.
Categories: Ecological News

Organic industry taking steps to crack down on fraudulent imports

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:39
Industry leaders say increasing domestic organic grain production is key to minimizing fraudulent imports
Categories: Ecological News

Dannon reaching non-GMO milestones to achieve company Pledge

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:39
Yogurt maker successfully sourcing non-GMO feed for dairy cows; introduces first Non-GMO Project verified products
Categories: Ecological News

Baseball player aims to star in a new field—organic farming

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:39
Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth describes his journey eating and growing organic at Organic Trade Association’s 2017 Policy Conference
Categories: Ecological News

How to thrive in the non-GMO marketplace

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:39
Demand has been shifting away from conventional grains and towards organic and non-GMO for quite some time.
Categories: Ecological News

Former Whole Foods executive sees positives, negatives with Amazon’s purchase of natural food retailer

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 02:09
Online giant Amazon dropped a bombshell in the organic and retail supermarket worlds when it announced the purchase of Whole Foods Market.
Categories: Ecological News