The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Green Chef Inc. cannot support some of its claims about organic food in its meal-kit deliveries, which it marketed as containing 90 percent or more organic ingredients. ERSP found that the use of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s organic seal “inaccurately communicated that Green Chef meal kits were entirely organic, or contained almost all organic ingredients.” The board also found that Green Chef could not corroborate its claim that it delivered the most organic ingredients when compared to other meal-kit companies. Green Chef indicated that it would change its marketing and work with its certified-organic supplier to establish appropriate language.

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