17 October 2012

Non-GMO Month Shopping Guide

Written by Owen Rumiano, Posted in Non-GMO

Challenge yourself for Non-GMO Month by eating Non-GMO!

Non-GMO Month Shopping Guide

With Non-GMO Month in full force, you must know about genetic modification in our food supply and how they have penetrated major agricultural industries, but your knowledge must be put to the test! A true test of might is shopping and eating GMO free, and what better month to try than October? 

We've got multiple resources on the Rumiano Cheese website, helping you get a start on that GMO free lifestyle:



Use the Non-GMO Shopping Guide:

The list of Non-GMO Project brands and products in this guide is searchable by product type, brand name, product name, and keyword. In addition, you can use it to find supporting retailers in your areawho can help you with your Non-GMO shopping. The guide also includes tips for avoiding GMOs, including a list of GMO crops and common ingredients at risk for GMO contamination. You can download the Non-GMO Shopping Guide here. It is also available through iTunes for your iDevices.

Lastly, ask your local stores to carry Non-GMO verified products:

organicpepper8ozCan't find Non-GMO Verified products in your local store? Let them know that you would buy them if they carried them. The Non-GMO Project was started in Berkeley, CA in 2003 at a natural food store who responded to letters from customers who were concerned about a GM soy lecithin that the store was carrying. Since then, the movement has grown immensely and will continue to grow with the support of customers like you!

Using this list of Verified Non-GMO products, you can request them at your local market!


Until GMO labeling happens, it is up to you to eat the way YOU want.

About the Author

Owen Rumiano

Owen Rumiano

Born and raised in Willows, California, Owen is a fourth-generation Rumiano. Residing in San Francisco, Owen calls on stores throughout the Bay Area and southern peninsula. 


Comments (1)

  • MaryAlice Denson

    MaryAlice Denson

    23 October 2012 at 06:31 |
    I have not found Rumiano cheese in southern Humbodt, and don't know where I might look next time I'm in Eureka, so I hope I win some cheese to try in this contest.


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