About the Brand
True Food Network's non-GMO Shopping Guide
Indicates whether a company has stated that its food products do not contain genetically-modified organisms (GMO). Compiled from survey results by The True Food Network, a project of the Center for Food Safety (www.truefoodnow.org). Note that U.S. food manufacturers are not required to label products as GMO-free.
Certified USDA Organic
Indicates that this product is produced using organic methods or made with organic ingredients. Organic farming systems rely on ecologically based practices such as cultural and biological pest management, exclusion of all synthetic chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones in crop and livestock production. Certification is conducted by entities that have been approved by the US Department of Agriculture, using national standards that define organic production.
Indicates that the manufacturer has designated this product as vegan
Climate Counts: Striding
According to Climate Counts, this company is striding in the race to address climate change.
Climate Counts is a non-profit campaign that scores companies annually on the basis of their voluntary action to reverse climate change. The Climate Counts Company Scorecard helps people vote with their dollars by making climate-conscious purchasing and investing choices that put pressure on the world’s most well-known companies to take the issue of climate change seriously.
Launched by organics pioneer Stonyfield Farm, Climate Counts believes everyday consumers can be the most important activists in the fight against global warming. Climate Counts has currently evaluated 106 companies—representing over 3000 different brands—in thirteen major consumer sectors with plans to expand the number of companies and sectors soon.
Climate Counts use a 0-to-100 point scale and 22 criteria to determine if companies have:
- Measured their climate “footprint”
- Reduced their impact on global warming
- Supported (or suggest intent to block) progressive climate legislation
- Publicly disclosed their climate actions clearly and comprehensively
Learn more at www.climatecounts.org.
Annie's Homegrown Organic Smokey Maple BBQ Sauce
Behind the Ratings
- Tomato Paste
- Cane Sugar
- Maple Syrup
- Sea Salt
- Sunflower Oil
- Xanthan Gum
- Chili Pepper
- Black Pepper
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Stone-ground Mustard
- Mustard Seed
- Canola Oil
- Sodium Chloride
- Natural Smoke Flavor
- Natural Maple Flavor
- Celery Seed