LATEST NEWS FROM Organics

USDA-Organic-web
15:06PM Aug 04, 2020

Proposed rule promises better organic enforcement

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to bolster the National Organic Program’s oversight and enforcement of the production, handling and sale of organic products.

10:45AM Jul 09, 2020

USDA proposes organic enforcement rule, suggests user fees

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

A proposed rule will revise U.S. Department of Agriculture organic regulations to strengthen oversight and enforcement of the production, handling, and sale of organic agricultural products, according to the agency.

USDA-Organic-web
10:43AM Jul 06, 2020

USDA offers web seminar on proposed rule on organic enforcement

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

A U.S. Department of Agriculture web seminar will provide an overview of proposed changes to enforcement regulations of organic agriculture.

12:29PM Jun 30, 2020

Georgia expands organic, local, greenhouse options

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

Eva Moghaddam wants to make it easier for every family to find healthier food. It’s a value that many producers and distributors in this industry share, a value that can

17:10PM May 20, 2020

Justice asks court to dismiss suit seeking end to organic hydroponics

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Justice Department is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to allow hydroponic operations to be certified organic.

16:47PM Jan 29, 2020

Public and private efforts both needed to fight fraud

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. — Government and private sector efforts are both needed to prevent organic fraud, speakers at the 40th annual EcoFarm Conference said.

09:03AM Jan 16, 2020

Organic produce industry eyes sustainable packaging

Tom Burfield
AgWeb Contributor

Organically grown products and sustainable packaging should go hand in hand, so many organic growers, shippers and distributors are launching programs to reduce the use of plastics.