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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 »

OPA’s Farm Bill recommendations include transition period tweak

The Organic Produce Association has submitted recommendations for the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization to the House and Senate Committees on Agricul... more »

NOP learning center launches new workforce resources

The National Organic Program has launched a new course, Growing the Organic Workforce, in its Organic Integrity Learning Center. Course topics incl... more »

Stopped olive oil import shows US organic standard enforcement

The USDA’s National Organic Program recently highlighted an example of its increased efforts to fight fraud. [caption id="attachment_6956" align=... more »

US organic program education materials offered in Spanish

The USDA’s National Organic Program recently launched a web page gathering Spanish-language materials for educational purposes. “The number of ... more »

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