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December 20, 2018

The Organic Trade Association is deeply disappointed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final GMO labeling rule and calls on companies to voluntarily act on their own to provide full disclosures on their food products about GMO content.

Organic Trade Association urges speedy implementation
December 20, 2018

President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, officially titled the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, into law today after passage earlier this month by Congress. The new law advances the priorities of the organic sector.

Trade group thanks lawmakers and association members for a “major policy win”
December 11, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Tuesday applauded the 2018 Farm Bill conference committee for reporting out a Farm Bill that marks an historic milestone for organic by establishing permanent funding for organic research, and makes significant strides to improve the oversight of global organic trade and safeguard the integrity of organic.

16th annual networking event raises funds for The Organic Center
November 29, 2018

Seasoned chef and internet personality Megan Mitchell will work her magic with organic ingredients supplied by sponsors to create a delicious custom organic dinner for guests at The Organic Center’s 16th Annual Benefit Dinner in Anaheim March 6, 2019.

Trade group identifies most critical areas to increase integrity of global organic control system
November 21, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Wednesday submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on its top ten priorities to boost the integrity of the global organic market.

Trade group reaching out to organic stakeholders to help shape industry program
November 5, 2018

The Organic Trade Association wants the organic community to put on its thinking caps.

October 4, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday welcomed the decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today to hear the association’s case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over the agency’s failure to put into effect new organic livestock standards.

Organic Trade Association recognizes mentors and ambassadors for organic
September 24, 2018
Each of the accomplished organic leaders honored by the Organic Trade Association at its annual awards dinner this month followed a unique recipe for success, with one common core ingredient: a clear desire to make the world a better place.
New Board and Member of the Year announced at Annual Meeting
September 18, 2018

Organic Trade Association members turned out in record numbers to choose their Board leadership for 2018-2019. The association announced the results of the election at its Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on September 12.

Trade group and its members pledge not to walk away from industry-invested program
September 6, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday announced an engaged and bold plan to move forward with a voluntary industry-invested organic research, promotion and education check-off program that will be collaboratively designed and implemented by organic stakeholders across the diverse organic supply chain.