Link: "How Wal-Mart Threatens Organic Food"
Posted By: hobie
Date: Thursday, 26-Jun-2014 00:00:08
Hi, Folks -
How Wal-Mart Threatens Organic Food
When Wal-Mart announced in April that it was introducing the Wild Oats brand of organic food products in 2,000 stores, some food-justice advocates grew excited. In U.S. News & World Report, one writer praised Wal-Mart for embracing “sustainable products and sustainable sourcing.” The Guardian declared that Wal-Mart was providing low-income shoppers with “an organic option they can afford.”
Others fear Wal-Mart’s history spells trouble for organics. ...