This is a recent news release from the Cornucopia Institute in Wisconsin in regard to Wal-Mart increasing the amounts of "Organic" food in its stores and the likely outcome for both farmers and the organic food industry.
Contact: Mark Kastel,
Ronnie Cummins, 218-226-4164
Steve Sprinkel, 805-290-0988
Daniel Stranahan, 206-794-3656
Declares War on Organic Farmers
with Agribusiness for Corporate Takeover
A report released today by The Cornucopia Institute, the nation's most aggressive
organic farming watchdog, accuses Wal-Mart of cheapening the value of the
organic label by sourcing products from industrial-scale factory farms and
Third World countries, such as China.