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Seventy–eight percent of U.S. families say they purchase organic foods

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Brattleboro, VT (Nov. 2, 2011)- Seventy eight percent – more U.S. families than ever before – say they are choosing organic foods, according to a study published today by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) “In a time when the severity of … Continue reading

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USDA OK’s Organic Textile Labeling Including GOTS

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USDA policy memo confirms U.S.-based companies can claim their textile products are “organic” if GOTS-certified BRATTLEBORO, VT (June 7, 2011) – The Organic Trade Association (OTA) applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Organic Program (USDA’s NOP) for its May … Continue reading

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U.K. organic product sales fall, U.S. sales rebound in 2010

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UK sales of organic products fell 5.9% in 2010, according to the annual Organic Market Report from the Soil Association. The dip is a continuation of a steep sales decline in 2009, when the UK organic market shrank 12.9%. Overall, the market has shrunk about 18.0% … Continue reading

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