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Dr. Bronner’s V. USDA? Firm Meets With Agency On “Organic” To Avoid Suit

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps petitions USDA to enforce its NOP requirements in areas of the cosmetics market, in particular, that have not been addressed by Whole Foods’ 2011 policy for organic personal care. Firm also requests clarification on the agency’s position related to organic claims by way of brand names, hoping to galvanize USDA action and avoid litigation.

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