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U.S. needs to grow more organic grain: Organic Grain Collaboration shows how

Organic Trade Association member report drills down into barriers and comes up with specific solutionsMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (February 20, 2019) — The United States is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of conventionally grown grains. America’s farmers grow and ship out to foreign destinations vast amounts of cereal […]

U.S. needs to grow more organic grain: Organic Grain Collaboration shows how

Organic Trade Association member report drills down into barriers and comes up with specific solutionsMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (February 20, 2019) — The United States is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of conventionally grown grains. America’s farmers grow and ship out to foreign destinations vast amounts of cereal […]

Media Alert | Organic a winner at Super Bowl 2019!

Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (February 1, 2019) — It doesn’t matter which team wins or loses. Organic will be a clear winner at Super Bowl 2019! In between rooting for their favorite team, and during their chow down of nachos and buffalo wings, more than 100 million people will get a […]

Media Alert | Organic a winner at Super Bowl 2019!

Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (February 1, 2019) — It doesn’t matter which team wins or loses. Organic will be a clear winner at Super Bowl 2019! In between rooting for their favorite team, and during their chow down of nachos and buffalo wings, more than 100 million people will get a […]

New Farm Bill signed into law, advances organic

Organic Trade Association urges speedy implementation Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com Washington , DC US  (December 20, 2018) — President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, officially titled the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, into law today after passage earlier this month by Congress. The new law advances the priorities of the organic sector. “We applaud the quick […]

New Farm Bill signed into law, advances organic

Organic Trade Association urges speedy implementation Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com Washington , DC US  (December 20, 2018) — President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, officially titled the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, into law today after passage earlier this month by Congress. The new law advances the priorities of the organic sector. “We applaud the quick […]

Media Statement: Organic Trade Association deeply disappointed in USDA final GMO labeling rule

Gwendolyn Wyardgwyard@ota.com(503) 798-3294 Washington , DC US  (December 20, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association is deeply disappointed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final GMO labeling rule and calls on companies to voluntarily act on their own to provide full disclosures on their food products about GMO content. Consumers have the right to know how […]

Media Statement: Organic Trade Association deeply disappointed in USDA final GMO labeling rule

Gwendolyn Wyardgwyard@ota.com(503) 798-3294 Washington , DC US  (December 20, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association is deeply disappointed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final GMO labeling rule and calls on companies to voluntarily act on their own to provide full disclosures on their food products about GMO content. Consumers have the right to know how […]

Organic Trade Association hails huge organic milestones in Farm Bill

Trade group thanks lawmakers and association members for a “major policy win” Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 (December 11, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association on Tuesday applauded the 2018 Farm Bill conference committee for reporting out a Farm Bill that marks an historic milestone for organic by establishing permanent funding for organic research, and makes significant […]

Organic Trade Association hails huge organic milestones in Farm Bill

Trade group thanks lawmakers and association members for a “major policy win” Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 (December 11, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association on Tuesday applauded the 2018 Farm Bill conference committee for reporting out a Farm Bill that marks an historic milestone for organic by establishing permanent funding for organic research, and makes significant […]