Organic Trade Association (OTA)

It’s likely to bring the year’s biggest bipartisan, bicameral agreement. It will commit taxpayers to spend another half trillion dollars. It will make promises that aren’t logical. And its impact on food safety will be negligible.

It is the 2023 Farm Bill, which the Democrat-controlled Senate and Republican-controlled House agriculture

Continue Reading Like making sausage, the 2023 Farm Bill isn’t something that you will want to look at

Beef has “It’s what’s for dinner.” Pork has “The Other White Meat.” And Dairy has “Milk Does A Body Good.”

The USDA’s “check-off” programs are behind those famous slogans, but you won’t soon be hearing one for organic food. Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture terminated proceedings begun under the
Continue Reading USDA hits the brakes on proposal to set up organic ‘check-off’