19 Jan '12, 2am

Many Restaurants Fake It as Demand for Organic Food Rises: At the same time, the trend towards local, sustainabl...

Many Restaurants Fake It as Demand for Organic Food Rises: At the same time, the trend towards local, sustainabl...

Written by Aaron French , Earth Island Journal At first, I thought nothing of it. I had just landed a new job, and it was only my second day. And so when I was asked to peel the stickers off apples received that morning I went about the task as if it really mattered. I was really going to impress my new bosses with my apple-de-stickering, I thought. The job done, I asked for my next assignment. “Oh, make a little sign,” I was told, “with these markers and some paper and that popsicle stick. You know, make it look like an apple cart from the olden days.” Then the kicker came – write “Organic Fuji Apples” on the label. What? The apples I had just been man-handling were about as organic as a McDonald’s Apple Pie. The box and stickers I had just removed clearly revealed their non-organic origins. Oh yes, I was told, they were organic, they were just labeled wrong. You can’t al...

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