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GOTS Detects Evidence of Organic Cotton Fraud in India

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GOTS, the Global Organic Textile Standard, through its own investigation, has obtained substantial documentary evidence confirming reports about systematic fraud abusing the Indian government certification system of organic cotton production. In the course of surveillance audits by GOTS accreditation body IOAS–a regular part of the GOTS quality assurance–attended by GOTS experts, they detected fake Raw…

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