Unsavory Interpretations of the Term Organic

Much like the term “100% recycled“, the term “Organic” can be stretched to include things the public might not really think of as organic. Watchdog group Cornucopia is on the trail of Horizon Dairy and discovers that their organic farm is operating more like a factory.
What tempts a company to abuse the public’s perception? Though the organic label offers a healthy profit margin, a company must be careful of the public’s trust.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.