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Scarry new world record for use of pesticides…

is a call for action for EU Commission and member-states PRESS-RELEASE 17 January 2022 The aim of the EU Commission Farm to Fork strategy to reduce pesticide use with 50%

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Turning sustainable business into a standard – Declaration by AöL and OPTA at the UN Climate Conference 2021

Joint declaration Fulda, 10.11.2021 There is time, up until 12 November – time for the negotiators at the UN Climate Conference in the Scottish city of Glasgow to take meaningful

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Today is the first EU Organic Day – let’s celebrate!

This morning the European Parliament, Council, and Commission have signed the Joint Declaration of the first EU Organic Day. The idea of the annual Organic Day has been brought up

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We are looking for a new Association Manager

We are an international network of market-leading organic processing and trading companies and interested stakeholders, like organic associations, research organizations and service-providers. To realize our ambitions we are searching for

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Interesting article in BIOECO ACTUAL about phosphonic acid and our work on this topic.

Chemical drift onto organic fields: the phosphonic acid Chemical residues found in food create a general tension between the coexistence of conventional agriculture and organic farming. This is the case

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Inspiring presentation Paul Holmbeck at General Assembly 19 May

‘25% organic in 2030, we can make it’ The main dish of the General Assembly was for sure the lunch-session with guest speaker Paul Holmbeck, until spring 2020 director of

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On the way to 100% organic cultivars and breeds

Cooperation, new language, communication and interest in organic breeding are needed Brussels, May ‘21 The OPTA-FiBL webinar of 5 May brought breeding specialist and market players together and showed what

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OPTA acknowledges the great Commission’s effort in favor of the Organic Sector Brussels, March ‘21 The Organic and Processing Trade Association Europe welcomes the publication of the Commission’s 23-points Organic

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Challenges export-import EU-US webinar:Cooperation between US-EU becomes urgent for the further growth and developments of organic

Experts from Assoziation ökologischer Lebensmittelhersteller  (AÖL), Organic Processing and Trade Association Europe (OPTA) and Organic Trade Association (OTA ) and the Alliance for Organic Integrity (AOI) showed the expected challenges for import-export between

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OPTA webinar Phosphonic Acid with 230 participants shows the importance: A short-term risk-based solution for Phosphonic Acid findings is needed

A large audience gathered at Friday morning at the BIOFACH eSPECIAL webinar on Phosphonic Acid (PA), organized by OPTA in close cooperation with FiBL and AFI. Organic operators, certifiers, researchers

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