02 Jun '11, 10am

Charges of Corruption Taint Organic Trade Association (video): A new short film claims that the board of the O...

My comments are based upon my own experience as a former Board Member of the OTA: I served as a director and Board Member of the OTA and helped with the long process of developing the organic standards that were adopted by the National Organic Program and eventually, the launching of the USDA organic seal. I was proud of the fact that the OTA had worked with the USDA in establishing legal guidelines for organic, so that everyone was under similar obligations: playing on a level field. Please note that prior to the USDA NOP rule, many of the so-called organic product companies were cheating or stretching the rules. Then, there were no laws to enforce compliance, and because Nature's Path did follow all the organic guidelines to the letter, we were at an economic disadvantage to competitors who were buying cheap non-organic ingredients and labeling them as "organic"). The re...

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Charges of Corruption Taint Organic Trade Assoc...

treehugger.com 02 Jun '11, 10am

My comments are based upon my own experience as a former Board Member of the OTA: I served as a director and Board Member ...

Charges of Corruption Taint Organic Trade Assoc...

treehugger.com 02 Jun '11, 10am

My comments are based upon my own experience as a former Board Member of the OTA: I served as a director and Board Member ...

Charges of Corruption Taint Organic Trade Assoc...

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