Yuka Yoneda

H&M, Other Brands Guilty of "Organic Cotton Fraud"?

by , 01/25/10

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As if H&M wasn’t already having a hell of a time trying to do some ‘splaining after their clothing-trashing fiasco, now they’re catching even more heat. According to the German edition of the Financial Times, the ubiquitous Swedish fashion retailer and several other well-known European brands including C&A and Tchibo, have been committing organic cotton fraud – selling clothes labeled “certified-organic cotton” even though they may actually be tainted with genetically modified cotton from India. So if you were thinking about lifting your boycott against H&M and shopping there again anytime soon, you might want to think again…

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