Organic Consumers Assn charges the US’ main distributors of organic foods, Whole Foods and United Natural Foods, with strong arm intimidation tactics, after OCA demanded they stop marketing conventional chemical foods as natural.
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) carries a big public interest stick. It can mobilize the 850,000 people in its network to pressure corporations and governments. The goal – clean, safe, organic foods and products for America.
One way that OCA raises money – it charges for ads on the group’s popular web site – organicconsumers.org.
Until last year.
That’s when the groups dropped their sponsorship, under pressure from Whole Foods Market and United Natural Foods – the two companies that dominate the organics market in the United States.
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