The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program (USDA’s NOP) has updated the Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) final rule, which relates to the oversight and enforcement of the production, handling, and sale of organic products.
The USDA's National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) for organic regulations has been amended to implement recommendations submitted to the secretary of agriculture by the NOSB.
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July 12, 2018
OTA noted that "the growth rate for organic food sales was below 2016's 9% pace and was impacted by markedly slow growth in the big organic dairy and egg category. Nevertheless, it was well above that of the overall food market, which nudged up 1.1%.