Nokomis, FL // May 3, 2015 – BioChecked™ an independent third party certifier for GMO Free certification announced today Pretzel Pete, Inc. a leading snack food producer has met or exceeded its requirements for its trusted seal of NON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CERTIFIED™.
Pretzel Pete, Inc seasoned pretzel products have received GMO-Free Certification, becoming one of the first pretzel companies to offer GMO-Free certified products in the U.S. In order to attain the certification, Pretzel Pete was required to provide laboratory results from a nationally accredited testing facility attesting that the products are free of genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). In order to maintain the certification, the company must submit its products to regularly scheduled GMO testing to BioChecked™ on an ongoing basis.
“We are so excited for Pretzel Pete, Inc. and its customers.” states BioChecked™ executive director Scott Prentice. “We know this company and others are doing this because they have such a deep rooted care for healthy living and have a genuine care for their customers and what they consume. As the debate here in the U.S. grows on Genetically Modified Organisms, we know and understand the need to have clear and honest GMO labeling. This was one of our founding motivations in the industry to provide an alternative to the government’s lack of regulations or requirement and offer producers and their consumers an alternative to high priced Non GMO verification.”
BioChecked™ recently acquired GMO FREE CERTIFIED™ and are bringing them under the new umbrella of Non Genetically Engineered Certified™ to meet new USDA regulations for meat and eggs. BioChecked™ is focused on providing an unmatched devotion to Consumer Health Awareness through labels, branding, marketing and most importantly a stringent verified testing process through nationally accredited laboratories and DNA testing facilities.
Scott Prentice, Executive Director
303 Grove St. Nokomis, FL 34275
Pretzel Pete, Inc.
Tel. 215 361 9500; Fax 215 361 9323