As former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue begins his confirmation process to become the next Secretary of Agriculture, new Nielsen findings released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Thursday show things have changed in the kitchens of American households across the country, from small towns to the big cities....
Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales.
Congressman Sam Farr (D-CA), a member of Congress since 1993 and a major supporter of the organic sector for more than three decades, will be awarded the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) Public Servant Award during OTA’s Policy Conference & Hill Visit Days here in D.C. later this month.
A recently published study by researchers at Dartmouth College has called into question the presence of arsenic in some organic products.
NUREMBERG, Germany, and WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a press event today at BioFach Germany, European Commissioner Dacian Cioloş for the European Union’s (EU) Agriculture and Rural Development and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan of the U.S.
(ANN ARBOR, MI and BRATTLEBORO, VT) – The Organic Trade Association (OTA) and NSF International’s Training and Education Division have announced their offering of a two-day intensive program entitled, HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) for the Organic Professional.
The U.S. organic cotton market continues to grow, encouraged by consumer demand, price premiums, and regulatory shifts that will ease marketing restrictions for organic cotton products, according to the 2010 and Preliminary 2011 U.S.
Julia Sabin of Smucker Natural Foods, who served as President of the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) Board of Directors for the past three years, was honored by her colleagues at the Board’s quarterly meeting and annual retreat held this week here in Berkeley, CA.