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Some organic corn and soy imported into the U.S. actually shows high levels of pesticide residue -- potentially creating a huge problem for many organic food companies' supply chains, the Washington Post reported in a new investigation.
A Washington Post investigation alleges that some consumers are paying too much for organic milk that does not meet the standards required for USDA certification.
After six consecutive quarters of declining sales, Whole Foods is in trouble. The company says it will open a chain selling lower-priced groceries, and has curtailed its expansion plans. But is it enough to satisfy Wall Street?
Gap, Inc. plans to purchase all of its cotton for Gap-branded clothing from sustainable sources by 2021. The company says Better Cotton Initiative-certified fibers, organic cotton, recycled materials and cotton grown in the U.S. will comprise this supply chain strategy.
DanoneWave, a new entity that has resulted from Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave foods, says that it is now the largest public benefit corporation in the U.S.
Alter Eco has been making fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Senard spoke with 3p on how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.
After two years of litigation, Seventh Generation agreed to pay a $4.5 million settlement over allegations that it deceptively marketed, labeled, and promoted its cleaning and personal car products as "natural."
WhiteWave, best known for its Silk brand of non-dairy beverages, Earthbound Farms salad mixes and Horizon organic milk, offers Danone an opportunity to bolster its presence in North America and emerging markets.
Overall, organics are still far more expensive than conventionally-produced foods, but the gap is narrowing, according to data from the USDA.
This week, Kashi announced a “certified transitional” standard to recognize “organics in training" in order to help farmers financially as they switch from conventional to organic farming methods.
Considering that the current recipe for McNuggets has over 30 ingredients, the fact McDonald’s has taken so long to change the recipe makes one wonder if the company's product-development team is a few French fries short of a Happy Meal.
Honest Tea recently issued its annual sustainability report, touting the achievements and challenges faced by the 17-year-old tea and infusion bottler.