Group Objects to Wal-Mart's Organics

CORNUCOPIA, Wis. Wal-Mart Stores is misrepresenting nonorganic products as organic, according to a watchdog group's formal complaint, filed through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Throughout [Wal-Mart's] stores, they identify a number of things as organic, they place these shelf talkers throughout the store and some of these were misplaced, said Mark Kastel, co-director of the Cornucopia Institute

CORNUCOPIA, Wis. — Wal-Mart Stores is misrepresenting nonorganic products as organic, according to a watchdog group's formal complaint, filed through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

“Throughout [Wal-Mart's] stores, they identify a number of things as organic, they place these shelf talkers throughout the store and some of these were misplaced,” said Mark Kastel, co-director of the Cornucopia Institute here.

The misrepresentation was cited as general throughout the r

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