Non-glyphosate certified: New label promises lower levels of herbicide residue

Non-glyphosate certified: New label promises lower levels of herbicide residue

Scott Prentice, executive director of BioChecked, has been in the food certification business since 2010. However, he's made the most ...
Public education about QR codes important to success of proposed federal GMO label, study finds

Public education about QR codes important to success of proposed federal GMO label, study finds

The study, the release of which was the subject of a now-moot lawsuit from the Center for Food Safety last ...
Center for Food Safety sues USDA to spur release of GMO QR code labeling study

Center for Food Safety sues USDA to spur release of GMO QR code labeling study

One of the most controversial aspects of the mandatory GMO labeling law signed by President Obama last summer is the ...
Dannon embraces controversial Non-GMO label for all its products, claiming ‘transparency'

Dannon embraces controversial Non-GMO label for all its products, claiming ‘transparency’

By the end of 2018, all Danimals, Dannon and Oikos branded products for sale in the U.S. will feature the ...
USDA requests 'stakeholders' feedback as it researches what to say in federal GMO label guidelines

USDA requests ‘stakeholders’ feedback as it researches what to say in federal GMO label guidelines

The U.S. Agriculture Department's Agricultural Marketing Service has started the process of figuring out how to write the guidelines for ...
What is the best strategy to market new GMO produce like pink pineapple?

What is the best strategy to market new GMO produce like pink pineapple?

Despite reservations many consumers and public health advocates have about genetically modified foods, researchers, farmers and ingredient suppliers continue to ...
Genetically engineered yeast could make whiskey less expensive

Genetically engineered yeast could make whiskey less expensive

Biotech company BioTork has engineered strains of yeast that demonstrate increased ethanol yields and decreased time needed for fermentation, according to a ...
Are 'GMO-free' zones an organic industry marketing ploy?

Are ‘GMO-free’ zones an organic industry marketing ploy?

Earlier this month, Sonoma County became the sixth county in California to successfully pass legislation banning GMO use in local agriculture.... While this ...
Mars Inc., announces it will label GMO ingredients on product packaging

Mars Inc., announces it will label GMO ingredients on product packaging

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Mars announced [March 21] it will ...
USDA Secretary Vilsack voices support for mandatory GMO labeling

USDA Secretary Vilsack voices support for mandatory GMO labeling

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack ...

More competition for Non-GMO Project: NSF’s Non-GMO True North certification

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. NSF International has launched ...
New 'Non-GMO' label rolls out to promote organic production

New ‘Non-GMO’ label rolls out to promote organic production

California Certified Organic Farmers has released the "Non GMO & More" seal, which its members can use to verify that ...
Four trends driving food labeling changes

Four trends driving food labeling changes

What's likely to happen with four of the most common food labels -- natural, organic, country-of-origin, and GMO -- in ...

Four trends driving food labeling

Like food, labels are something we need, but are at constant risk of abusing. The FDA regulates what can, as ...