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Groundbreaking program represents major step by organic industry to fight fraud
March 6, 2019

In a major step by the organic industry to fight against fraud in the global organic system, the Organic Trade Association on Wednesday announced the official launching of its groundbreaking Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions program. 

Organic stakeholders invest $1.5 million to advance organic and aim for more in the future
March 5, 2019

Much can happen in a year, as a major collective effort underway by the organic community is proving.

Judge blocks USDA attempt to dismiss lawsuit and recognizes harm to organic industry
February 28, 2019

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday hailed the ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that the association has presented solid arguments that the U.S.

Deadline for submitting names and endorsements is April 30
February 28, 2019

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is currently accepting nominations for its annual prestigious Organic Leadership Awards, which recognize organic visionaries and entrepreneurs who have made a significant difference to organic agriculture, industry and trade.

Organic Trade Association member report drills down into barriers and comes up with specific solutions
February 20, 2019

The United States is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of conventionally grown grains. America’s farmers grow and ship out to foreign destinations vast amounts of cereal grains and grain legumes. But the production of organic grains in this country has been slow to take off. 

February 1, 2019

It doesn’t matter which team wins or loses. Organic will be a clear winner at Super Bowl 2019!

In between rooting for their favorite team, and during their chow down of nachos and buffalo wings, more than 100 million people will get a close up look at the USDA Organic seal.

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.

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.

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.