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The Organic Newsroom is dedicated to helping others to better understand the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, quality nutrition, and alternatives to traditional symptom-based treatments.

OTA Board Member Testifies Before Senate Agriculture Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 24, 2007)-Organic agriculture needs government resources to build infrastructure to continue to increase its market share and meet the growing consumer demand for organic products, Lynn Clarkson, President of Clarkson Grain...

October 2006 O’Mama Report Update

Happy fall! This October is the four-year anniversary of the launch of the National Organic Program. Consumers have learned to look for the organic seal as their assurance that no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides,...

USDA Proposes Clear Resolution to Organic Foods Lawsuit

GREENFIELD, Massachusetts (April 26, 2006): The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its proposed rule designed to address the final court order concerning the Harvey v. Johanns case...
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Organic Trade Association Statement Regarding Organic Dairies

A small group in the Midwest released today a “survey” purporting to rank organic dairy production practices. It is OTA’s understanding that this survey was not performed using accepted scientific research practices, and thus...
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The Organic Center Launches Major Effort to Fight Citrus Greening

WASHINGTON, D.C. (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...

Global Organic Trade Guide Issues New Reports for France, Germany & the United Kingdom

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 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...