In a recent press release, NFC, which also offers organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, and vegan certifications, announced that it will no longer accept any applications from manufacturers seeking kosher certification for products that contain GMOs. And all existing certified kosher foods under NFC's "Apple K" program will have one year to change their ingredients and remove all GMOs, or else lose their certification.
"By granting certification only to those products which are GMO-free, the Apple K is adhering to the principle of 'Begin Naturally. Stay That Way,'" says Rabbi Reuven Flamer, Founder and Director of NFC. "NFC was very proud to introduce the first 'Natural Only' kosher supervision.