Kroger was failing to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides, according to a 2018 Friends of the Earth scorecard.
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“Kroger remains open to continued engagement and dialogue with stakeholders on this important topic and will revisit and update its policy in the future,” the statement said.
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Kroger will seek help from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other scientific experts to evaluate and update the policy.
Kroger has 44 supermarkets, 12 locations with ClickList services and another 10 locations with Starbucks services in the region. The popular grocer employs more than 8,100 associates in the Dayton region.
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