GMO Transparency: One-Year Update

It’s been a year since Whole Foods Market pledged to label products in our stores by 2018 so our customers can tell whether they contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms). In the last 12 months, we’ve made a lot of progress towards our goal of total GMO transparency and I’m excited to share that with you here.
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Whole Foods Market Supports WA522

Will Vote For Food. We Say Yes on I-522.Joe Rogoff is the Pacific Northwest regional president, overseeing stores in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, a distribution center, and Select Seafood, a seafood facility.

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11 Basic Ways to Shop If You’re Avoiding GMOs

Whole Foods Market® supports your right to know what’s in your food. We are diligently working with over 100,000 supplier partners to bring you full transparency in labeling GMO products in our stores by 2018. We have many non-GMO options in our stores now and will continue to add more. Here’s how to shop if you’re choosing to avoid GMOs. 

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GMO: Your Right to Know

Whole Foods Market® is committed to full transparency when it comes to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). By 2018 every product in our U.S. and Canadian stores will be labeled to indicate whether they include GMOs. In this video, Whole Foods Market team members, including Co-CEO Walter Robb and President A.C. Gallo, discuss the specifics of our GMO labeling initiative, as well as outline strategies that shoppers can use right now in our stores if they want to avoid purchasing products that contain GMOs.

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GMO Labeling Update

It's been six months since we announced our commitment to transparency by labeling all GMO-containing products in our stores by 2018. We are pleased with the progress we’ve made internally as well as with our supplier partners.

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Label GMOs: Yes on Washington’s 522

Joe Rogoff is the Pacific Northwest regional president, overseeing stores in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, a distribution center, and Select Fish, a seafood facility.

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Three-Month Update on GMO Labeling

When Whole Foods Market announced in March that by 2018, all products in our U.S. and Canadian stores must be labeled to indicate whether they contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), we said we would provide updates of progress and milestones reached along the way. We have made a start and want to share progress with you.

Two methods of non-GMO verification

Dr. Oz Applauds Whole Foods Market on GMO Labeling

This past Tuesday, Dr. Oz reopened the debate on genetically modified foods. His show about GMOs last October sparked a firestorm after he expressed his firm position on mandatory labeling for GMO foods.

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Whole Foods Market Commits to Full GMO Transparency - Announcement at Natural Products Expo West

Walter Robb joins A.C. Gallo, Whole Foods Market President and Chief Operating Officer, at Natural Products Expo West on March 8, 2013 to announce our commitment of full GMO transparency to the vendors who make the products we sell and who will implement the new labeling on their packaging.

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Whole Foods Market® Commits to Full GMO Transparency

Whole Foods Market commits to full GMO transparency by giving supplier partners five years to source non-GMO ingredients or to clearly label products with ingredients containing GMOs.

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