Non-GMO Project Prohibits Synthetic Biology Ingredients

Posted on Jun 15 2015

This change ensures that moving forward, ingredients derived from synthetic biology will not be allowed in the more than 33,000 products that are Verified by the Non-GMO Project, North America’s only third party verification program for non-GMO food and products. Synthetic biology — or synbio — is a new set of “extreme” genetic engineering techniques that include using synthetic DNA to re-engineer organisms, such as yeast and algae, to produce substances they would not normally produce.
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