The USDA Agriculture Marketing Service National Organic Program is alerting the organic trade about the presence of fraudulent organic certificates.

Companies listed:

Renagrotec SPR de RI, Rand Express Purity Ltd., JEM Enterprises, Betterbell Company Ltd., Bickerton Trade Ltd., Saffire Blue Inc., Green India Herbs, Erin’s Faces.

Fines can be up to $10,000 for each violation. Please note that some of these providers of misleading information are of foreign origin.