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Fraudulent organic grain imports uncovered

Organic trade group calls on USDA and NOP to thoroughly and immediately complete investigations of fraudulent imported livestock feed.

Fears that an increased amount of organic corn and soybean imports are fraudulent may be true, with reports indicating that an estimated 7% of annual organic corn imports and 4% of organic soybean imports may have been conventional varieties, even though their paperwork stated otherwise.

The Washington Post documented massive shipments of fraudulent organic grains entering the U.S. from China and Eastern Europe. The May 13 article - "The Labels Said ‘Organic.’ But

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