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ORGANIX Has Earned Non-GMO Project Verified Status
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ORGANIX, the leading organic pet food manufacturer, has earned Non-GMO Project Verified status for their canned pet food recipes that are made with organic chicken. The company offers the most complete line of certified organic natural pet food made under the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Organic program.

ORGANIX achieved the status after going through a rigorous verification process that only recognizes the best practices for GMO avoidance in recipe ingredients. Castor & Pollux, the creators of the ORGANIX brand, was acquired by Merrick Pet Care, Inc. in 2012. Merrick is the only U.S. manufacturer certified to make both wet and dry organic pet food.

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The verification was achieved after an in-depth audit of both the pet food’s ingredients and the company’s manufacturing facilities to ensure that ORGANIX is meeting the highest possible standards for GMO avoidance. Now, 10 ORGANIX canned dog and cat foods will bear the Non-GMO Project Verified seal.

ORGANIX Has Earned Non-GMO Project Verified Status
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They include:

  • ORGANIX Organic Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe (for dogs)
  • ORGANIX Chicken & Potato Recipe (for dogs)
  • ORGANIX Grain Free Chicken & Potato Recipe (for dogs)
  • ORGANIX Grain Free Organic Chicken & Vegetable Recipe (for dogs)
  • ORGANIX Butcher & Bushel Grain Free Organic Shredded Chicken Dinner with Fresh-Cut Potatoes in Gravy Recipe (for dogs)
  • ORGANIX Butcher & Bushel Grain Free Organic Tender Chicken Dinner with Fresh-Cut White Potatoes & Apples in Gravy Recipe (for dogs)
  • ORGANIX Grain Free Organic Chicken & Chicken Liver Pate Recipe (for cats)
  • ORGANIX Grain Free Organic Chicken Pate Recipe (for cats)
  • ORGANIX Grain Free Organic Chicken Recipe Shredded in Gravy (for cats)
  • ORGANIX Grain Free Organic Chicken & Chicken Liver Recipe Shredded in Gravy (for cats)

Beginning this summer, pet parents can expect to see the new cans bearing the seal on pet store shelves. ORGNAIX recipes are sold in a variety of stores including PetSmart, Whole Foods, and Sprouts Farmers Markets, as well as online.

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In addition to this verification, ORGANIX canned cat and dog food recipes are USDA-certified organic and made with 95 percent organic ingredients. Their recipes include organic chicken, organic vegetables, and organic fruits. The ingredients they use have no added growth hormones, no antibiotics, and no synthetic fertilizers. They use no ingredients from China and all ORGANIX products are made in the United States in their organically certified facility.

The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization that is committed to building and preserving the non-GMO food supply in the world. They also strive to educate consumers and provide them with non-GMO choices. They believe that consumers need to have a choice about whether or not they consume genetically modified organisms. It was started in 2003.