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Organic labels may trick dieters into overeating

The "organic" label skews people's perceptions about food in ways that might promote obesity, a new study finds. Full story

ConsumerMan: Organic cosmetics’ dirty secret

Consumer groups warn that when it comes to organic cosmetics and personal care products, you may not get what you expect. “It’s the Wild West out there,” says one industry expert. Full story

Inspector failed to flag salmonella-linked plant

A Texas inspector failed to note that a peanut plant at the center of a national salmonella scare was operating without a state health department license. Full story

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Bottles of Palin wine, with a Syrah in the foreground, are shown at the North Berkeley Wine store in Berkeley, Calif.,Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008. The wine, pronounced "pa-LEEN sih-rah," is certified organic, comes from a small winery in the Limari Valley in northern Chile and has nothing whatsoever to