via The NBFDS May Cause A Labeling Conundrum For Some Non-GMO Project Verified Products
Are products certified under a third-party Non-GMO certification, like the Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program, exempt from mandatory labeling under the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS)? My clients have recently started asking me this question and, according to my research, the answer is NO! The NBFDS has a zero-tolerance policy for products that contain … Continue reading The NBFDS May Cause A Labeling Conundrum For Some Non-GMO Project Verified Products
The double-edged sword of success as a solo entrepreneur is that on one side of the blade are the visible manifestations of your success: lots of client work, job security, and of course, making some money!...But on the other side of that sharp equation is the constant need to hone your skills and grow your … Continue reading I Missed My Own Anniversary!
Now that we have a federal GMO labeling bill, does that mean third-party programs are washed up? How many non-GMO certification programs are there, by the way? Are they all the same? These questions answered and more!
Even though Vermont's Act 120/Consumer Protection Rule 121 is in jeopardy due to the Senate's approval of a federal GMO labeling bill (it still has to pass the House and get signed by President Obama), I still wanted to share my insight into the Vermont law. Vermont isn't the first state to pass GMO labeling … Continue reading The Ins and Outs of Vermont’s Now-Endangered GMO Labeling Law
My boyfriend Andrew likes to quiz me on ingredient panels on product labels. He will pick up a product, like a box of cereal or a bag of chips, and he will ask me, “Can you guess what the ingredients are?” and then I will study the front of the product for clues that could … Continue reading I Verified That!
Over the past month and a half, I have been really busy getting my consulting business off the ground and doing research projects on other non-GMO certification programs so my blogging has been non-existent. But, I did want to post a quick note to share that I got quoted on page 19 of the June … Continue reading Quick Update
Welcome to my blog dedicated to the topic of non-GMO certifications! I spent three years and eleven months as a Technical Evaluator for FoodChain ID, the first and biggest Technical Administrator for the Non-GMO Project's Product Verification Program. As a Technical Evaluator it was my job to review product, ingredient and production facility information to make … Continue reading Welcome Aboard!