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Changes to organic program aim to strengthen category

A significant change to the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) aimed at protecting the integrity of organic products will be implemented in March. ... more »

Comments due soon on organic certification info

Organic growers have until Jan. 22 to comment on the burdens and costs of collecting the information required by organic regulations. According to ... more »

Panelists: The sooner, the better for SOE certification

The overarching message delivered by a group of panelists at the Organic Grower Summit concerning the National Organic Program's soon-to-be-implemente... more »

USDA offers more than $3 billion for 2022 specialty crop damage

The USDA will provide more than $3 billion to commodity and specialty crop producers affected by natural disaster events in 2022. Eligible impacted... more »

Resource on Strengthening Organic Enforcement available

Consumer confidence in the USDA organic seal has fueled industry growth and market expansion, according to the agency’s National Organic Program (NO... more »

FDA restructuring includes food safety regulatory arm

The Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing reorganization of its Human Food Program now includes a restructuring of the Office of Regulatory Affairs... more »

Organic standards experts fight fraud, advocate for industry

Respected organic industry advisors and specialists Gwendolyn Wyard and Kim Dietz have launched Strengthening Organic Systems LLC. The advisory fir... more »

Organic Week session to explore reducing plastic throughout supply chain

The Organic Trade Association is partnering with The Organic Center in an effort to reduce the production of plastic throughout the supply chain. ... more »

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