California Issues Penalty for Mislabeled Organic Herbicide

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program and California State Organic Program announced that a penalty of $1.89 million has been issued to the Florida company Agro Research International LLC, for adulteration and mislabeling of the registered organic input material AGRO GOLD WS. The product was found to contain the synthetic herbicides diquat and glyphosate.