Navigation Links
What goes on our body goes in our body. Avoiding GMOs in beauty products.
Date:9/3/2013

NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalou Naturals, premier manufacturer of innovative fruit stem cell-based skin, body and hair care, is leading the way this October for GMO Awareness Month. When Andalou Naturals achieved Non-GMO Project verification in January 2013, they were already 100% Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free, and Eco-friendly, so becoming Non-GMO verified, naturally seemed like the next step.  "Partnering with the Non-GMO Project and achieving third-party verification was consistent with our brand standard to use natural and organic ingredients," says Stacey Kelly Egide, Andalou Naturals Founder and CEO. "We're confident in our supply chain and value their support of transparency from farm to shelf." These ambitious and rigorous efforts required the Andalou Naturals team, in cooperation with manufacturers and suppliers, to confirm that over 200 source ingredients, as well as, the manufacturing process for each ingredient did not include GMOs.

What are GMOs? GMOs, or "genetically modified organisms," are plants or animals created through the gene splicing techniques of biotechnology (also called genetic engineering, or GE). This experimental technology merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.*

Why Non-GMO for Personal Care? Crops grown for personal care products and food are from the same farm.  Whether topically applied and absorbed through the skin or ingested directly as food, GMO crop effects on human health and the environment are of great concern. Andalou Naturals values knowing where their ingredients come from, the farmers who grow them, and connecting the human chain of hands that make every step possible for labeling transparency. Like Arianne Pfoutz stated in her April 2013 article in The Organic & Non-GMO Report, "Non-GMO becomes the new gold standard for the industry." Andalou Naturals believes that what goes on our body goes in our body.

Andalou Naturals Non-GMO Campaign: Andalou Naturals has launched a new campaign for Non-GMO Month "We support your right to know. GMO labeling equals informed choices." specifically designed to support retailers and educate consumers about accurate labeling for all ingredients during Non-GMO month. The partnership with the Non-GMO Project and the recent Whole Foods announcement mandating GMO labeling by 2018, has successfully catapulted Andalou Naturals to a leadership position in the natural products industry. "It's important to shine a light on natural and organic ingredients and label transparency for food and personal care safety," says Stacey Kelly Egide. The campaign elements include a sponsorship with the Non-GMO Project, Facebook contests, in-store promotions, giveaways, and trade ads.

About Andalou Naturals:
The brand is sold primarily in the U.S. and Canada through natural health and beauty channels and is exported to 11 different countries worldwide. To learn more and to shop online for Andalou products, visit: http://www.andalou.com. Follow them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/andalounaturals and Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/andalounaturals/.

*Source: http://www.nongmoproject.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Andalou Naturals
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Steps for Getting Rid of Bed Bugs without Using Chemicals and Avoiding Them While Traveling Enumerated by My Cleaning Products in Its Latest Post
2. Beauty Advice Tips and Natural Remedies for Acne from Probiotic Action
3. BioRestorative Therapies Announces the Development of an Extract that has Promise for Use in Beauty Care Products
4. Probiotic Action Announces New Use for Their Adult Acne Treatment and Explains its Beauty Benefits for Women
5. P&G Beauty & Grooming to present advancements in skin aging & stress sweat at AAD Meeting
6. New No Scrubbing Rust Removal Solution Shows How Contractors Are Doubling Profits, MyCleaningProducts.com Explains
7. Mold Remediation Products Offered In Response To Senators Pledge To Help Homeowners With Mold, MyCleaningProducts.com Details Where to Get the Sprays
8. Non Invasive Bed Bug Treatments Offered to a State Library Shutdown Due to Sightings of Bed Bugs, MyCleaningProducts.com Details the Treatments' Process
9. Unique Bed Bug Extermination Solution Revealed To The Public and Its Complimentary Sample Offered, MyCleaningProducts.com Shares Details Where to Get It
10. Mold Remediation Contractors Earn $1,000 and More with the New Black Mold Removal System; MyCleaningProducts.com Reveals the Secret of the Big Profit
11. Local Schools Infested With Bed Bugs, Faculty and Victims Receive Complimentary Bed Bug Spray Samples, MyCleaningProducts.com Explains
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... JULABO USA is inviting ... The new website has been designed to provide the best user-friendly experience coupled ... access detailed product information, read educational industry content as well as share information ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ("SQI" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQX: SQIDF), today reported its financial ... September 30, 2016. ... , SQI is a ... and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced multiplexed diagnostics. ... million more than tripling prior years revenue. ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... industrial automation and IT solutions, today announced the company has successfully completed its ... professionally executed automation and control systems integration services to leading companies in life ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... and SAN DIEGO , ... announced the appointment of Santosh Kesari , MD, ... Kesari will leverage his experience in neurology and clinical ... adult stem cell for treatment of stroke. The AmnioStem product ... fluid, which has previously shown therapeutic activity in animal ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:12/2/2016)... The report "Biometric Vehicle Access ... (Iris Recognition System), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Battery ... 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is estimated ... is projected to grow to USD 854.8 Million ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160303/792302) ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... Poland , Nov. 30, 2016 Not many of us realize that ... aspects of recovery so we need to do it well. Inadequate sleep levels have ... high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and even cancer. Maybe now is the ... present that could help them to manage their sleep quality? ... ...
(Date:11/29/2016)... BioDirection, a privately held medical device company ... detection of concussion and other traumatic brain injury (TBI), ... meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... During the meeting company representatives reviewed plans for clinical ... commencement of a planned pilot trial. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):