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More than $450,000 raised in annual celebration
March 14, 2018

Organic science, organic inspiration, organic food, organic fun. These all came together for more than 500 organic visionaries, activists and businesses on March 8 at The Organic Center’s 15th Annual Benefit Dinner in Anaheim, resulting in just over $450,000 raised – a new record — to further the good work of the non-profit research and education organization.

Global Organic Textiles Standard roundtable brings stakeholders together
March 14, 2018

The Organic Trade Association's Fiber Council recently met in Charleston, SC, for its annual in-person meeting to discuss its 2018 work plan and announce new officers.

Association calls action “egregious,” says battle will continue in court
March 12, 2018
Case is picking up momentum and gaining critical support
March 8, 2018
*Media Alert*
February 16, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Friday issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s motion to dismiss the Organic Trade Association’s lawsuit challenging USDA’s delay of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule:

*Media Alert*
February 8, 2018

The Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center on Thursday applauded Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) for introducing The Organic Agriculture Research Act of 2018, which increases federal investment for organic agriculture research in the next farm bill to meet the needs of the growing organic sector. Sales of organic products in the U.S.

Guidance on organic regulatory requirements, from farm to packaged product
January 24, 2018

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and Quality Assurance International Inc.

*Media Alert*
January 19, 2018

Organic Trade Association statement:

The American public has again spoken out loudly and clearly that it wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to immediately implement the final Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule and to stop derailing this fully vetted, industry-supported and voluntary organic standard.

Ten New Year’s Resolutions from The Organic Center
December 29, 2017
*Media Alert*
December 18, 2017

The Organic Trade Association on Monday applauded Representatives Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Peter Welch (D-VT) for introducing the Organic Farmers Access Act, which would expand eligibility for organic production in certain rural development programs and help enable organic agriculture to be a key rural development tool in revitalizing our rural areas.