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Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing extending compliance deadlines on Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) provisions for produce water standards. The new agricultural water compliance date the FDA is proposing for the largest farms is January 26, 2022. Small farms and very small farms would have until January 26, 2023, and […]

Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017

The House Agriculture Committee on Friday launched a new video series entitled “Farm Bill Friday,” and said it would release a new video from members of the House Conference weekly highlighting the importance of a strong Farm Bill for all Americans. Watch committee member Congressman Don Bacon of Nebraska kick off the Farm Bill Friday […]

Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017

Are you in Baltimore for Expo East? Be sure to visit the Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center on the trade show floor in Booth 1211. Members can stop by our lounge anytime during show floor hours to grab a cup of organic coffee, check e-mail, and chat with staff. Meeting space will also […]

Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017

Did you know that organic sheep represented almost one (0.92) percent of all 1.163 billion sheep in 2015? Or that all organic sheep must have year-round access to the outdoors? All this and more are included in the Organic Trade Association’s new Organic Wool Fact Sheet, the latest addition to the Organic Trade Association’s expanding fiber […]

Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017

The Organic Trade Association’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $894,657 toward its $1 million goal. We have extended the Annual Fund deadline to meet this goal. Please pledge support of the 2017 Annual Fund Campaign and join the many Trade Association members who have contributed this year! The Organic Trade Association extends its thanks to […]

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