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Nov 17, 2008, 10:23 ET

Organic Trade Association Launches Unprecedented Marketing Initiative to Promote Organic

As the longstanding voice of leadership in the $23.6 billion organic industry, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) http://www.ota.com today...

Sep 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Names New Executive Director

GREENFIELD, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has appointed a new executive director. Christine...

Sep 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Deposes Ohio Department of Agriculture Leaders

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 16, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) filed a reply brief in its suit against...

Jul 28, 2008, 01:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Files a Motion for a Summary Judgment in its Suit Challenging Ohio's New Dairy Labeling Rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA), which represents the organic industry in North America,...

Jun 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

OTA's Former Executive Director Named President of IFOAM

GREENFIELD, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Katherine DiMatteo, who served as executive director of the Organic Trade Association...

May 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Optimistic About Farm Bill

GREENFIELD, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased that the Farm Bill has passed both the House...

May 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

OTA Congratulates Conference Committee on Farm Bill Work

GREENFIELD, Mass., May 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today congratulated the Congressional Conference...

Apr 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

2008 Global Food & Style Expo Shines for Exhibitors and Buyers in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 Global Food & Style Expo, held April 27-29 at Chicago's McCormick Place, was a...

Apr 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Reiterates Its Opposition to Ohio's Proposed Action on Dairy Labeling

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second time in less than a month, the 1,650-member Organic Trade Association...

Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Opposes Ohio's Proposed Action on Dairy Labeling

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In written testimony submitted today by its executive director Caren Wilcox, the Organic...

Feb 26, 2008, 00:00 ET

Organic Trade Association Opposes Utah's Proposed Action on Dairy Labeling

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Organic Trade Association (OTA) representative today told the Utah Department of...

Jan 15, 2008, 00:00 ET

Organic Trade Association: Organic Will Not Include Food From Cloned Animals

GREENFIELD, Mass., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today reiterated that meat, milk and other products...

Dec 31, 2007, 00:00 ET

U.S. Organic Cotton Production Trends: U.S. Acreage of Organic Cotton Gains Ground

GREENFIELD, Mass., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. acreage planted to organic cotton in 2006 increased 14% from that planted the...

Oct 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

The Organic Trade Association Hails Preliminary Research Findings Showing Nutritional Benefits of Organic Products

GREENFIELD, Mass., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today hailed preliminary findings from a four-year...

Oct 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Senate's Farm Bill Draft Includes Organic Provisions

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Agriculture Committee today approved its version of the Farm Bill that included...

Dec 27, 2006, 00:00 ET

U.S. Organic Cotton Production Trends: U.S. Acreage of Organic Cotton Gains Ground

GREENFIELD, Mass., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. acreage planted to organic cotton in 2005 increased 14% from that planted the previous year,...

May 31, 2006, 01:00 ET

Cold Organic Coffee Perfect for Hot Summer Days

GREENFIELD, Mass., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- To help coffee drinkers switching from hot to cold coffee during the hot summer months, the Organic...

May 07, 2006, 01:00 ET

Organic Sales Continue to Grow at a Steady Pace

CHICAGO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary findings from the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) 2006 Manufacturer Survey released today at...

Apr 26, 2006, 01:00 ET

OTA: Proposed Rule Offers Clear Resolution to Issues Raised by Lawsuit

GREENFIELD, Mass., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its...

Jan 09, 2006, 00:00 ET

Get Smart About Organic Labels

GREENFIELD, Mass., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With organic industry growth continuing at a steady pace of nearly 20 percent per year, new organic...