Dennis Hoover and Erica Welton, both former Costco employees, are co-founders of The Organic Coup, a burgeoning organic fast food restaurant chain.
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Costco leaders bankroll organic fast-food chain | Sunday Buzz

Costco and organics seem increasingly intertwined these days. The Issaquah-based warehouse giant in recent years has become a dominant seller of organic produce. And now Costco’s co-founder and a top executive are investing in a planned restaurant chain — founded by two former Costco employees — that bills itself as the first fast-food restaurant to...

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Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man. Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. said it strongly shuns and condemns racial discrimination but blamed foreign media for amplifying the...