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Why I Quit Costco and Joined Thrive Market

Ira Israel | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Don't get me wrong, I'm a huge admirer of Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal, who rebuked his board of directors when they told him he could...

Is GMO Testing in Organic Necessary?

Melody Meyer | Posted 11.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Melody Meyer

You don't know what you don't know until you uncover it. That's just what the California's State Organic Program aims to do for organic and GMO contamination. Stay tuned.

The Best of the Food Show

Karl Wilder | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Karl Wilder

Food shows are fascinating, especially those that feature new products. You taste and meet the people who make the food and while the stories and conn...

How Real Change in the Food System Starts at Retail

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.22.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Retailers have historically been, and continue to be, a critical part of the Right to Know Movement. So the next time you see your local store's shelves stocked with non-GMO options, remember to thank that retailer for helping to make a difference in the future of our food system.

Vermont Leads GMO Labeling

Bill Couzens | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Bill Couzens

I honor Vermont's lawmakers and their bravery in raising the bar on human health and the environment. I look forward to when other states will accomplish the same.

It's Time to Hold Accountable Advocates Who, in Pursuit of Their Values, Put Us at Risk

David Ropeik | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
David Ropeik

Golden rice is still not in use anywhere, because of opposition to GM (genetic modification) technology. Now two German economists have quantified the price of that opposition, in human health, and the numbers are truly frightening.

The Future of Seeds: It's in Our Hands

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Megan Westgate, executive director of the Non-GMO Project, and Courtney Pineau, assistant director of the Non-GMO Project We all know humans being...

Spend an Entire Day Eating Non-GMO

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

More and more brands are proudly bearing the non-GMO label in support of healthy and safe products. With these meal options, you'll have no excuse not to feed yourself well!

Celebrate Non-GMO Month! 8 Tips for Shopping & Cooking Non-GMO

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

It's a perfect time to appreciate traditional, nourishing foods. But nowadays, that means thinking about some things our grandparents never had to -- such as whether or not an ingredient has been genetically engineered.

NPR's 'Weakened Edition' -- and What We Can Do Anyway

Steve Bhaerman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media
Steve Bhaerman

Now is the time to remember Margaret Mead's classic quote: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

10 Ways to Spring-Clean GMOs Out of Your Home

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, communications manager for the Non-GMO Project In our household, spring-cleaning is often inspired by those first d...

Genetically Modified Foods: 4 Reasons To Celebrate Non-GMO Month

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

Let's all become more aware of the products and foods that may contain GMOs and as consumers, make the most informed decisions.

How Eden Foods Pioneered BPA-free Cans

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

With a growing awareness about BPA -- a commonly used compound in cans and bottles -- and its links to a range of human diseases, Eden Foods recently began labeling its cans "BPA-free."