NatureWorks Ingeo corn
received their first boost from big-box stores when Wal-Mart pledged in late 2005 to use NatureWorks packaging. Ingeo is also used to make biodegradable bedding and clothing. However, some environmentalists oppose Ingeo's use of genetic engineering as well as the choice of corn over more sustainable crops. NatureWorks is run by agricultural giant Cargill and Teijin, a Japanese technology corporation.
February 7, 2008 4:00 AM PST
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