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Corporations Undermine Organic Reputation: Chinese Soy Imports and Toxic Petrochemicals

New Report: Many Organic Soy Food Brands Importing Beans from China

We no longer trust these imports to feed our pets. They have no place in organics

Cornucopia, WI: Tremendous growth in the organic soy foods industry has occurred over the last two decades as consumers seek healthy dietary alternative sources of protein. Many companies touting their “natural” or “organic” soy brands have found favor in the supermarket. A new report, released this week by The Cornucopia Institute, lifts the veil on some of these companies, exposing widespread importation of soybeans from China and the use of toxic chemicals to process soy foods labeled as “natural.”

The report, Beyond the Bean: The Heroes and Charlatans of the Natural and Organic Soy Foods Industry, and an accompanying ratings scorecard of organic brands, separates industry heroes-who have gone out of their way to connect with domestic farmers-from agribusinesses that are exploiting the trust of consumers.

View Press Release here

For full report see: http://www.cornucopia.org

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