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Fischer Merritt tomatoes. Photo credit: Harriet Behar, MOSES Organic Specialist


For media inquiries contact:
Abby Youngblood, Executive Director
(646) 525-7165

March 8, 2018

Press Release: New Bill Would Revitalize Public Plant Breeding and Invest in American Farmers

February 8, 2018

Press Release: Senate Bill Increases Funding for Organic Research

July 21, 2017

Press Release: Senate Agriculture Funding Bill Would Help Boost Domestic Production of Organic Crops & Strengthen Integrity of USDA Organic Seal

November 17, 2015
Celebrating 25 Years of Certified Organic Standards

January 21, 2015
NOC Welcomes New Executive Director, Abby Youngblood

September 17, 2013

U.S. Department of Agriculture Guts National Organic Law: makes it easier to continue use of artificial ingredients and substances.

Joint Statement by Consumers Union, Food and Water Watch, Beyond Pesticides & Center for Food Safety

Decision undermines integrity of organic label.

August 21, 2013

Press Release: 150 groups ask USDA to provide more oversight to GE field trial sites. 

November 20, 2012

NOC Press Release Regarding USDA Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21)

April 26, 2011

NOC Response to USDA Leafy Green Marketing Agreement Proposal

January 27, 2011

Press Release: National Organic Coalition 'Gravely Disappointed' With USDA Decision To Allow Unrestricted Planting Of Genetically Engineered Alfalfa

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September 15, 2010

NOC Testifies before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Hearing: "The National Organic Law at 20: Sowing Seeds for a Bright Future"

August 6, 2009

National Organic Coalition Applauds USDA'S Decision To Seek Independent Oversight Of National Organic Program


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