USDA announces U.S.-Japan organic equivalency

USDA announces U.S.-Japan organic equivalency

Today at Natural Products Expo East the USDA revealed a new U.S.-Japan partnership for the National Organic Program. How will this affect your business?

Today the USDA announced the United States and Japan will enter an organic equivalency trade agreement, meaning that organic certified products in Japan or the U.S. can be sold as organic in either country. "This is a highly significant partnership to create organic opportunities, collaboration, and expansion," said Anne L. Alonzo, administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service, an agency of the USDA. The announcement was made at

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