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Harmonizing Organic

Harmonizing Organic

Global equivalency opens trade for 90% of organic products, but where’s China?

For U.S. companies eager to tap into the burgeoning overseas market for organic goods, the world just got a little smaller.
On Sept. 26, U.S. and Japanese officials announced an historic bi-lateral “organic equivalence” agreement, in which—as of Jan. 1—the United States will allow products certified in Japan to be labeled and marketed as “organic” here, and Japan will do the same for products certified under the USDA National Organic Program

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