Dietary supplements have begun to adjust their supply chains under pressure from the non-GMO movement, but there is still a long road ahead for non-GMO verification of even the most common supplement ingredients. Market forces, such as Whole Foods Market’s requirement that all products sold through its stores be labeled for genetically modified content by 2018, as well as
Trend toward non-GMO supplement certification reveals transparency issues in ingredient supply chain
Non-GMO certification has overtaken the food industry, but it's still fairly new to dietary supplements. With the deadline for Whole Foods Market's GMO labeling mandate fast approaching, and the possibility of state or national labeling legislation looming, will the supplement supply chain act fast enough to secure adequate supply?