Nov 142012
 
 November 14, 2012

There is a growing market in the American food industry for products with eco-labels, advertising that products are organic, pesticide-free, sustainably harvested, and so on. In an article picked up by the Fox News website, Shana Starobin, KIE graduate student and Ph.D. candidate at the Nicholas School of the Environment, says “Hundreds of eco labels exist on all kinds of products, and there is the potential for companies and producers to make false claims.”