The Non-gmo Project

Registered Name
The Non-gmo Project
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The Non-GMO Project is a 501 non-profit organization focusing on genetically modified organisms. The organization began as an initiative of independent natural foods retailers in the U.S. and Canada, ...

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Annual Budget
June 2019
+40% Growth
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Product Verification System


The non-gmo project offers north america's only third-party verification for non-gmo food and products. There are more than 50,000 non-gmo project verified products and over 26 billion in annual sales of non-gmo project verified products. The non-gmo project seal is the most widely recognized and trusted non-gmo label in the market.


Outreach & education - outreach and education are a key component of the non-gmo project's mission. We help educate the 3,000 brands we work with, so that they can inform retailers and shoppers about the importance of preserving and building non-gmo food supply. We engage the public by creating educational videos and newsletters that are shared via social media (1.2 million facebook followers), online channels ( and and our non-gmo project app (220,000 downloads). The non-gmo project also actively supports events across the u.s. And canada with educational pocket guides.

Non-gmo Month


Non-gmo month is an annual campaign in October that brings together reailers, manufacturers, and shoppers to celebrate consumers' rights to know what is in the food they eat. More than 14,000 grocery stores across the u.s. And canada take part in our annual non-gmo month, a 31-day celebration to educate the public and spotlight non-gmo project verified choices on shelves.


Corinne Shindelar Board Chair
Alisa Gravitz Board Treasurer
Errol Schweizer Board Member
George Naylor Former Board Member
Maureen Kirkpatrick Board Member
Mark Squire Former Board Member
Michael Potter Board Member
Stacy Davies Board Member
Trudy Bialic Board Member
John Foraker Board Member
Megan Westgate Executive Director/secretary
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