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Latest Organic Trade Association Stories

2014-04-08 23:22:58

The Nation’s Original Organic Juice Company Continues Its Commitment to Pure, Quality Taste Without Additives Clermont, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Uncle Matt’s Organic, the nation’s original organic juice company, believes that people have a right to know what’s in their food. Throughout their 15 year history, the company has maintained its steadfast commitment to producing the most wholesome, organic produce and juice possible. As part of its mission, Uncle Matt’s Organic has...

2013-12-11 16:25:09

Organic offers clear choice, now, for those seeking foods produced without antibiotics WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today is implementing plans to help phase out the use of antibiotics, medically important to fighting disease in humans, for enhancing growth or improving feed efficiency in food-producing animals. In final guidance, FDA outlines a voluntary, phased-in approach to remove their routine use for industrial...

2013-12-03 16:27:17

Eating Organic for a Family of Four for $25/Day or Less - 7 Helpful Tips + 3 Great Recipes BRATTLEBORO, Vt., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Think a family on a budget can't eat all organic all the time? Think again. With proper planning and preparation, families of four can enjoy three organic meals every day for less than $25, according to tips and recipe suggestions offered by the Organic Trade Association (OTA), the leading voice for organic trade in the United States. (Logo:...

2013-09-13 23:01:34

Organic Trade Association (OTA), including members from Chino Valley Ranchers, heads to Washington to build support for the 2013 Farm Bill. Colton, California (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 During the Spring of 2013, delegates from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), including members from Chino Valley Ranchers, descended upon Washington D.C. to both show and build support for the 2013 Farm Bill, as well as to address funding and awareness for the National Organic Program. The 2013 bill...

2013-07-09 16:24:16

Baltimore Museum of Industry will act as backdrop to focus on organic achievements past, present and future WASHINGTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Selected from a record-breaking 26 nominations, the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) 2013 Organic Leadership Awards will be presented to a passionate couple who have dedicated their lives to organic for almost three decades, a professional farmer who has advanced practices for growing organic tree fruit, and two emerging...

2013-05-14 20:22:47

Delivers agency guidance to remove obstacles to the growth of organic production WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking today to member-attendees of the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) Policy Conference, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack officially recognized the unique production system covering U.S. organic agriculture, and announced guidance to remove agency obstacles to its continued growth. (Photo:...

2013-05-10 23:00:22

TheSleepyShopper.org, a website about beds and sleep, takes a look at how natural and organic bedding materials may benefit consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Organic and all-natural products continue gaining popularity with a segment of consumers, but many continue to wonder if they offer any tangible benefits beyond peace of mind. The Sleepy Shopper, a bed blog, takes a look at organic bedding materials specifically in their latest article, titled “Benefits of Natural and...

2013-04-04 16:25:31

Trust in the USDA Organic seal reaches an all-time high among organic buyers WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. This finding is one of many contained in the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) newly released 2013 U.S. Families' Organic Attitudes and Beliefs Study, conducted Jan. 18-24, 2013. (Photo:...

2013-03-19 16:29:08

U.S. household survey finds one-third choose organic foods to avoid GMOs WASHINGTON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from the latest consumer survey conducted for the Organic Trade Association (OTA) reveal that as U.S. families are becoming increasingly aware of the presence of unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods in the marketplace, they turn to organic as the food labeled by law to not have been made with genetically engineered ingredients. In...

2013-03-05 12:31:58

UNFI Foundation provides grant for arsenic and rice research WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Center has signed an agreement with U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) for ARS scientists to conduct targeted research on the factors affecting the presence of arsenic in organically grown rice. Making this research possible is a $50,000 grant to The Organic Center from the newly formed UNFI Foundation. The Center,...