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Concerns rising about dangerous chemicals being used to ward off disease
July 30, 2014

As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy chemicals in many of the most productive citrus regions of the country to fight off a deadly citrus disease, staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices gathered for a briefing on Tuesday to hear from the organic industry on its effor

Study reinforces what millions of consumers already know: organic makes a difference
July 11, 2014

major new study from the United Kingdom finds conclusive evidence that organic crops, and the food made from them, are nutri

Organic growers to get critical help in battling deadly disease
July 8, 2014

On any day, a carton of orange juice can be found in almost 7 out of 10 American refrigerators. Americans drink more than 550 million gallons of orange juice every year with more than 60 million gallons of that juice being organic.

OTA sees pact creating jobs, opportunity for U.S. organic sector
July 1, 2014

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today welcomed a new organic equivalency arrangement between the United States and Korea, saying it reopens a critically important Asian market for U.S.

Health motivation still top reason to go organic; parents also want to steer clear of GMO
June 26, 2014

Of all the thoughts that race through the mind of a mom or dad as they do the weekly grocery shopping and decide whether to put an organic or non-organic item in the shopping cart, the desire to stay away from foods that have been genetically modified has never been greater.

Strategic projects specialist will be Senior Manager for International Trade
June 23, 2014

Monique Marez this week joins the staff of the Organic Trade Association (OTA) as its Senior Manager for International Trade. Marez most recently served as Strategic Projects Manager for Great Performances, a leader in the hospitality industry that specializes in using and promoting organic food.

Price now less of a barrier to buying organic
June 18, 2014

No two ways about it. Organic food usually costs a little more than non-organic. But a new study shows that an increasing number of American parents are willing to dig deeper into their wallets to buy products that carry the organic seal.

Organic equivalency agreements open more doors to international markets
June 17, 2014

U.S. organic producers have more opportunities than ever to export their harvest now that the United States has agreements covering organic products with the European Union, Canada and Japan, and one nearly finalized with Korea.

Organic baby food making huge inroads, including in daycares
June 13, 2014

 Lawmakers on Capitol Hill may be fighting over the standards of the lunches being served to American children in schools, but in households across the nation, parents are in growing agreement that organic food is the most healthy choice for the meals they are in charge of, shows a new study by the Org