June 27th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Kellogg’s Kashi cereal division announced the launch of two new certified organic cereals on Tuesday: Simply Maize and Indigo Morning. The announcement comes just weeks after a photo condemning the cereal company for hidden genetically modified ingredients went viral on the Internet.
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May 1st, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
In October 2011, The Cornucopia Institute, an organic and agriculture policy group, released a comprehensive report titled “Cereal Crimes: How ‘Natural’ Claims Deceive Consumers and Undermine the Organic Label—A Look Down the Cereal and Granola Aisle.” The report claimed that major cereal brands including Whole Foods private label and Kashi—one of the top-selling breakfast cereal manufacturers—were selling products that tested positive for genetically modified organisms in products labeled “all natural.”
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