Organic industry in shock as Whole Foods pushes new rating system that promotes chemical agriculture as better than organic

H/t reader squodgy:

 “They will always keep trying, just like when they bought out the Bee Research Company that identified one of the causes of CCDS to be Bt Corn.”


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Organic industry in shock as Whole Foods pushes new rating system that promotes chemical agriculture as better than organic (Natural News, June 16, 2015):

For some time, food chain Whole Foods Market and organic farmers have had a cooperative, mutual relationship. The retail grocer has enabled organic farmers to gain a sizable foothold in the food market at a time when Americans’ passion for healthier alternatives to the GMO-laden, processed foods market is rising.

As The New York Times reported, Whole Foods’ stores were more like “showcases” for organic products – fruits, vegetables and flowers that are labeled with the names of the farmers who grow them.

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Report: Whole Foods Has 20-30% GMOs In Products, Has Sold Unlabeled GMOs For Over A Decade (Video)


YouTube Added: 25.09.2012

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Organic Spies conducted an undercover hidden camera sting of Whole Foods Market for selling unlabeled GMO foods.

This film shows why Whole Foods has given no money to Proposition 37, the California ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods.

Whole Foods has sold unlabeled GMOs created by Monsanto for over a decade.