The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.[T]here are three companies that have taken their pummeling of family farmers to a whole new level, even though they can’t seem to get their own stuff together.
Whole Foods, Clif Bar, and Chipotle all use conventional farming as their personal punching bags, but each of the companies have run into their own problems recently. Maybe there’s some connection between having a dirty product and rejecting modern farming methods?
Whole Foods: [T]he FDA laid the smack down in a letter to Whole Foods letting them know that inspections at several of their facilities turned up a whole lot of nasty regulatory violations.
Cliff Bar: [T]he company was forced to recall its trail mix and energy bars due to concerns of contamination with listeria.
Chipotle: [T]he company was plagued with a large number of customer illnesses in 2015.
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