Organic Food Purists Worry About Big Companies’ Influence – NYTimes.com

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other name would smell as sweet.

That might be true of Shakespeare’s Romeo but the same can not be said of organic.  Not all organic foods are created equal.

Over the last decade, since federal organic standards have come to the fore, giant agri-food corporations like these and others — Coca-Cola, Cargill, ConAgra, General Mills, Kraft and M&M Mars among them — have gobbled up most of the nation’s organic food industry. Pure, locally produced ingredients from small family farms? Not so much anymore.

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Organic Food Purists Worry About Big Companies’ Influence – NYTimes.com.

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