Non-GMO Products at Foods Alive

Foods Alive products are free of GMO contamination.

GMO = Genetically Modified Organism

Foods Alive products do not contain any GMOs. By law, GMOs are not allowed in Certified Organic foods. So any food bearing the USDA Organic Seal is free of GMOs.

Certified Organic = NON-GMO

Almost all Foods Alive products and ingredients bear the USDA Organic Seal.

Here are the products that don’t bear the USDA Organic Seal:

  • Original Flax Crackers: This cracker contains Bragg Liquid Aminos, a fermented soy sauce that is NON-GMO Project Verified and Gluten-Free. Many of you may have heard of this company and use their products already. Their website is www.bragg.com.
  • Rockin' Reishi Powder Crackers: This cracker contains Bragg Liquid Aminos, a fermented soy sauce that is NON-GMO Project Verified and Gluten-Free. Many of you may have heard of this company and use their products already. Their website is www.bragg.com.
  • Asian Ginger Superfood Dressing: This superfood dressing contains Bragg Liquid Aminos, a fermented soy sauce that is NON-GMO Project Verified and Gluten-Free. Many of you may have heard of this company and use their products already. Their website is www.bragg.com.
  • Nutritional Yeast: Most Nutritional Yeast products are fortified with synthetic B-Vitamins, but not ours. Nutritional Yeast is NOT brewer's yeast, bakers yeast, or Torula yeast; and because nutritional yeast does not come in contact with barley (like brewer's yeast), it is gluten-free and safe for people with Celiac disease. Nutritional Yeast is not a genetically modified organism (GMO). For more info, see the FAQs Regarding Our Nutritional Yeast below.

Here are the ingredients that don’t bear the USDA Organic Seal:

  • Bragg Liquid Aminos: This is a fermented soy sauce that is Non-GMO Project Verified and Gluten-Free. Many of you may have heard of this company and use their products alread. Their website is www.bragg.com.
  • Himalayan Pink Salt: The USDA classifies salt as a mineral and not an agricultural product, which means there is not yet an organic certification available for salt products in the United States. Himalayan pink salt is natural and contains no anti-caking or bonding agents, additives, artificial flavors, or processing aids. Our Himalayan pink salt complies with organic standards and is therefore considered organic compliant.
  • Water: Water is not grown, so it is considered organic by nature. It is a naturally occurring element and cannot bear the USDA Organic Seal. We also filter the water we use in all of our products to remove other impurities and elements.
  • Nutritional Yeast: Most Nutritional Yeast products are fortified with synthetic B-Vitamins, but not ours. Nutritional Yeast is NOT brewer's yeast, bakers yeast, or Torula yeast; and because nutritional yeast does not come in contact with barley (like brewer's yeast), it is gluten-free and safe for people with Celiac disease. Nutritional Yeast is not a genetically modified organism (GMO). For more info, see the FAQs Regarding Our Nutritional Yeast below.

FAQs Regarding Our Nutritional Yeast

What is the yeast grown on and is it Non-GMO?

Our Nutritional Yeast is grown on beet molasses.
Our Nutritional Yeast supplier (LeSaffre) is NGE CERTIFIED by Greenstar (certified non-genetically engineered) to assure us that there are no GMOs in our Nutritional Yeast.
GMO testing has shown there is no GMO protein or DNA in the raw materials used as growth substrate. The Nutritional Yeast is considered non-GMO, following EEC regulations. They contain no GMO enzymes, have not been solvent-extracted, synthetically preserved, or irradiated. They contain no artificial flavors or colors. There was no sewer sludge, petrochemical substrate, or sulfite waste liquor involved with any step of production. These products comply with NOP regulation 205.605(a)(20) and with 7 CFR 205.301(b&c).

Are synthetic vitamins added or are they produced naturally?

Nothing is added and all vitamins and minerals occur naturally. Nothing synthetic is added to our Nutritional Yeast.

Is our Nutritional Yeast tested for lead?

Yes, we have a statement from our supplier stating that levels for lead are less than 0.02 ppm.

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