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Certified Non-GMO by AGW

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Certified Non-GMO by AGW

Certified Non-GMO by AGW is the only food label in North America that helps consumers avoid genetically modified food ingredients and for meat, dairy and eggs, support high-welfare, environmentally sustainable food animal production.

Available to farmers, ranchers and food producers, the Certified Non-GMO by AGW label guarantees food products are produced without genetically engineered/modified feed, supplements or ingredients, and that meat, dairy and eggs come from animals raised according to the highest animal welfare standards in the industry, Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW.

As public concern about the labeling of genetically modified (also known as genetically engineered/GE or genetically modified organisms/GMO) food products continues to grow, the market for non-GMO products is surging. As a result, high-profile companies like Campbell Soup Company, General Mills, Del Monte and PepsiCo have all recently announced non-GMO labeling initiatives. According to Packaged Facts–a leading publisher of market research in the food and beverage sector–forecasts a near doubling of the global market for non-GMO foods and beverages by 2019. With independent annual audits to ensure compliance, Certified Non-GMO by AGW provides farmers, ranchers and food producers with a robust, trusted and highly competitive non-GMO label claim.

 

“With the ever-growing consumer demand for non-GMO products, pursuing the Certified Non-GMO by AGW status for our pork products was the next logical step, and will help keep us at the forefront of the market.  The certification process is rigorous, but achievable and affordable, and it shows our customers that we’re going above and beyond to offer a quality product that is what it says it is: truly sustainable.”

— Jeremiah Jones of the North Carolina Natural Hog Growers Association and GrassRoots Pork Co., Beulaville, NC

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