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New National Survey Shows Majority of Americans United on Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food
March 27, 2012

Just Label It

Herbicide and pesticide applications in conventional ag leave toxic legacy
February 16, 2012

A recently published study by researchers at Dartmouth College has called into question the presence of arsenic in some organic products.

The world’s two largest markets for organic food expand organic market access
February 15, 2012

NUREMBERG, Germany, and WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a press event today at BioFach Germany, European Commissioner Dacian Cioloş for the European Union’s (EU) Agriculture and Rural Development and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan of the U.S.

Professional training to educate food safety, operations and certification professionals about HACCP principles and how they apply to organic operations
January 30, 2012

(ANN ARBOR, MI and BRATTLEBORO, VT) – The Organic Trade Association (OTA) and NSF International’s Training and Education Division have announced their offering of a two-day intensive program entitled, HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) for the Organic Professional.

2011 harvest drastically lowered due to drought in Texas
January 26, 2012

The U.S. organic cotton market continues to grow, encouraged by consumer demand, price premiums, and regulatory shifts that will ease marketing restrictions for organic cotton products, according to the 2010 and Preliminary 2011 U.S.

January 12, 2012

Julia Sabin of Smucker Natural Foods, who served as President of the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) Board of Directors for the past three years, was honored by her colleagues at the Board’s quarterly meeting and annual retreat held this week here in Berkeley, CA.