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Marks first U.S. organic arrangement in Asia, and first-ever without organic standards exceptions
September 26, 2013

Officials from Japan and the United States announced the signing of an organic equivalence arrangement between the two countries in ceremonies this morning at All Things Organic here at Natural Products Expo East. Present at the announcement were Mr.

September 17, 2013

The Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) Annual Fund campaign hit record-breaking numbers once again in 2013. Funds raised will go towards OTA’s government relations, consumer education, and media outreach work in the United States and Canada.

Organic offers clear choice for those seeking foods produced without this use
September 17, 2013

Pointing out that every year more than two million people in the United States get infections resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result, a n

Comprehensive go-to-market reports are available free online
September 12, 2013

The first comprehensive go-to-market reports covering the current organic industry in France, Germany and the United Kingdom have been published online by the Organic Trade Association’s new Global Organic Trade

Site highlights the science behind organic for consumers and others
September 9, 2013

The Organic Center today unveiled its newly re-designed website——which aims to “Bring You the Science Behind Organic.”

The Organic Center seeks options to help growers
July 22, 2013

The Organic Center (The Center) this week announced a project to prevent a potential catastrophe now looming over organic apple and pear production in the United States.

Baltimore Museum of Industry will act as backdrop to focus on organic achievements past, present and future
July 9, 2013

Selected from a record-breaking 26 nominations, the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) 2013 Organic Leadership Awards will be presented to a passionate couple who have dedicated their lives to organic for almost three decades, a professional farmer who has advanced practices for growing organic tree f

The world’s first user-friendly website designed to help U.S. organic producers and handlers export organic products, celebrates new era of global organic trade, more than $100 billion by 2015.
June 18, 2013

The Global Organic Trade Guide,the world’s first user-friendly website designed to help U.S.

Delivers agency guidance to remove obstacles to the growth of organic production
May 14, 2013

Speaking today to member-attendees of the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) Policy Conference, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack officially recognized the unique production system covering U.S. organic agriculture, and announced guidance to remove agency obstacles to its continued growth.

Formalizes new Farmers Advisory Council to engage farmers across America
May 10, 2013

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has formally established a Farmers Advisory Council to provide input from small- to medium-sized organic farmers, ranchers and growers to the trade association on matters geared to advancing organic agriculture.