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Bush Era Organic Scandal Ends in $7.5 Million Settlement

By The Cornucopia Institute  Posted by Will Fantle (about the submitter)       (Page 2 of 2 pages) Become a premium member to see this article and all articles as one long page.     Permalink

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"In every market dedicated organic consumers can find brands of organic milk, cheese, butter and ice cream, that truly represent superior environmental stewardship, humane animal husbandry and where the profits are more equitably shared with hard-working farm families," Azevedo added.

"This is a big victory for organic consumers, and the farmers who respect the federal law," said Joan Levin, a retired attorney and longtime Chicago advocate for organic food. Farmers and consumers together will continue to hold corporations responsible if the USDA does not appropriately enforce the mandate they received from Congress to protect the integrity of the organic label."

Additional photos of some of the Aurora dairy operations, in Colorado and Texas, prior to modifications while they had been found to be operating illegally by the USDA, are available on the Cornucopia website: http://www.cornucopia.org/photo-gallery/

If a federal court in St. Louis approves the settlement agreement, consumers can get $10 rebates without a receipt and up to $30 with receipts.  A planned website will explain how to file for rebates according to an Aurora spokesperson.

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