OPW Signs on to Letter Urging Retailers to Put Pesticides at Top Of Sustainability Agenda

June 28, 2018

Rodney McMullen


1014 Vine Street

Cincinnati OH, 45202



Dear Mr. McMullen,

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, which represent millions of customers, sustainable and responsible investors, and other stakeholders, we are urging the food retail sector to put pesticides at the top of its sustainability agenda. We urge your company to signal its dedication to protecting the health of people, pollinators and the planet by phasing out the use of toxic pesticides in its supply chain, prioritizing the pesticides chlorpyrifos, neonicotinoids and glyphosate, and by increasing the percentage of organic food offerings in its stores, with a focus on sourcing from domestic producers. This issue has only become more critical since our initial June 2016 letter.1

Read the full text of the letter HERE

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