I have to admit to not knowing much about the politics of the organic industry but my better judgement cautions me, the current paradigm is geared for private corporations to commoditise everything, extract its value while leaving the liabilities to the rest of us, organics is no different!
What We Need to Know About the Corporate Takeover of the "Organic" Food Market
by Paul Glover
Multinational Ownership Impacts on Organic Standards List of Boycotted Brands Health Impacts Packaging Miscellany The Good News GreenStar Education Committee Most goods sold at GreenStar Co-op (Ithaca, New York) are chosen with a high degree of concern for the environmental and labor impacts of manufacture, and the health effects on shoppers.
GreenStar's Mission Statement emphasizes "exercising ecological responsibility and leadership in our choice of product line..." and "being sensitive to the working and living conditions of those whose labor produces the goods we sell..." But exploring GreenStar's aisles, one finds that several of our favorite products are now owned by global corporations which damage the environment, oppress labor, and endanger world peace.
The rest is here: http://www.organicconsumers.org/organic/organic_corporate_overtake.cfm