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Chase Purdy

Self Description

October 2016: "Chase Purdy is a global business reporter for Quartz, where he covers the business of food. Before coming to Quartz, Chase worked for POLITICO, where he covered the politics of food. His work has appeared in The New York Times, as well as in newspapers across the country. He has a keen interest in the East Asia news cycle and is slowly studying Mandarin."

Third-Party Descriptions

October 2016: Journalist.


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Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Quartz Source Oct 23, 2016

Articles and Resources

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Oct 23, 2016 If your shampoo says “organic” on the label, it probably doesn’t mean anything (Buyer Beware)

QUOTE: for non-food items, such as shampoos, cosmetics, and textiles—there is no such certification process. The Federal Trade Commission has a “flexible” rule for industry, which requires marketers to have accurate and reliable science to back up their claims. But there is no formal definition for “organic” outside of food...