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U.S. organic sales post new record of $43.3 billion in 2015

The booming U.S. organic industry posted new records in 2015, with total organic product sales hitting a new benchmark of $43.3 billion, up a robust 11 percent from the previous year’s record level and far outstripping the overall food market’s growth rate of 3 percent, according to the Organic Trade Association’s 2016 Organic Industry Survey. […]

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $831,347 – 83% of our $1 million goal! OTA extends a special thank you to SunOpta Inc. which has gone above and beyond to provide Leadership Circle support in 2016. In addition, we thank the following for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Gordon Elias & Seely, […]

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $802,349 toward its $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to the following organizations for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Access Organic Sales, Coombs Family Farms, Fresh Direct Produce, Frey Vineyards, Grain Place Foods Inc., Springfield Creamery, and To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. […]

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Join us on the road to our goal!

With the help of many of our contributors, we have raised over $770,000 for the Annual Fund. With a little under three months left in the campaign, we are 20 percent from our goal of $1,000,000! Please consider making your pledge today to support programs critical to the success of the organic sector.

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FDA releases assessment for inorganic arsenic in rice

Releasing a scientific assessment for inorganic arsenic in rice, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday proposed a limit of 100 parts per billion (ppb) for inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal. FDA testing found that the majority of infant rice cereal currently on the market either meets, or is close to, the […]

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $778,558 toward the $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to the following organization for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Nature’s International Certification Services and True Organic Products Inc. Please consider joining the many other contributors to this effort by supporting OTA’s 2016 Annual Fund Campaign.

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $766,458 toward its $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to the following organizations for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Charlie’s Produce, Heath & Lejeune, IFCO Systems, and W.R. Vernon Produce Company. Please consider joining the many other contributors to this effort by supporting OTA’s 2016 Annual […]

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $752,020 toward our $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to Organic Valley, which has gone above and beyond to provide Leadership Circle support in 2016. In addition, we thank the following for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Cal-Organic/Grimmway Farms, South Tex Organics, and […]

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $691,625 toward the $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to the following organizations for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Ciranda. Dan Mullen & Associates, Giusto’s Flour Mills & Specialty Foods, Greenology Products, Homegrown Organic Farms, Kendall Frozen Fruits, Lakeside Organic Gardens, Marroquin Organic […]

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Thank you to our supporters

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $622,833 toward our $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to the following organizations for pledging their support to this year’s Annual Fund: Caito Foods, Cid’s Food Market, Falcon Trading Company, The G.S. Haly Co., Jeffco Fibres Inc., Pacific Foods, Savoury Systems International Inc. (SSI), Tozzi and […]

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