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Industry innovation spurs Organic Trade Association move to tighten organic standards

Acting on extensive feedback and input from its members, the Organic Trade Association (OTA)  filed two petitions with the National Organic Program to amend … Continue reading

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Aversion to GMOs Becoming Driving Factor to Buying Organic, OTA Reports

Of all the thoughts that race through the mind of a mom or dad as they do the weekly grocery shopping and decide whether … Continue reading

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More Parents Choosing Organic For Their Kids, Says New Study From The OTA

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill may be fighting over the standards of the lunches being served to American children in schools, but in households across … Continue reading

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Organic Trade Association Names New CEO

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has announced the appointment of a new CEO/Executive Director. Laura Batcha is the fourth executive director in the association’s 29-year … Continue reading

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OTA Marks Official Launch of Online Global Organic Trade Guide

The Global Organic Trade Guide, the world’s first user-friendly website designed to help U.S. organic producers and handlers export organic products, was officially launched … Continue reading

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Eight in Ten U.S. Parents Report They Purchase Organic Products

U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products in a wide range of categories, with 81 percent now reporting they purchase organic at least sometimes. … Continue reading

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Organic Market Surpasses $31 Billion

Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. Of this, the … Continue reading

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