Last week, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) disrupted the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting to protest a move by the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) that makes it more difficult for the NOSB to phase out synthetic and non-organic…Read More
According to a recent survey
from the Consumer Reports' National Research Center, seven out of 10 Americans don't want synthetic and non-organic ingredients in certified organic foods. So what is the U.S.…Read More
“When a government agency that pretends to represent the organic community
instead represents government and corporate self-interests, it’s time
for a new balance of power between consumers and the organic industry.” – Ronnie Cummins, national director,…Read More
OCA was launched 16 years ago for the specific purpose of safeguarding organic standards. We wanted strong, meaningful standards.
So consumers would always be able to trust the USDA Organic seal.
Recent studies reveal convincing evidence that certain organic foods are nutritionally superior to their non-organic counterparts.
That’s no surprise,
in a world where non-organic food is genetically…Read More