CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Leaders of the sustainable mattress revolution, Naturepedic became the first certified organic non-food product to complement the Organic Trade Association’s new organic fraud prevention plan.
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) recently launched its robust Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions program to help businesses prepare for and comply with a proposed change in USDA organic regulations. The regulatory changes, which are expected to take effect in the spring of 2022, will go a long way in strengthening the organic supply chain, monitoring organic systems, reducing organic fraud, and protecting the USDA organic seal.
Naturepedic is proud to be the first non-food organic product to be certified by the OTA program as having an organic fraud prevention plan, a requirement under the proposed new rule on strengthening the enforcement of organic products ( SOE). Naturepedic is currently one of only two companies to achieve certification.
“At Naturepedic, we believe in and are fully committed to maintaining the integrity of organic standards. By taking steps to strengthen the organic supply chain, we are raising the bar for what it means to be organic, while maintaining the integrity of our products. for the health and well-being of consumers ”, comments Barry A. Cik, Founder and CTO of Naturepedic, “Being a transparent, trustworthy and certified organic brand is at the heart of our goal-oriented mission. It was imperative to move forward in joining and completing the full new program of OTA, as we must do all we can to protect the future of organic. “
For media inquiries or more information on Naturepedic’s involvement in the Organic Trade Association’s Biological Fraud Prevention Program, please contact Sara Blanche at [email protected] or 914-621-1323.
Since 2003, Naturepedic has made it its mission to protect the lives of families through safer and healthier organic products that have a positive impact on the environment. A mark of meaning, transparency and ethical practices, Naturepedic has received numerous certifications and is highly respected by many health and environmental organizations (https://www.naturepedic.com/certifications) and is an EPA Green Power partner. Since its inception, Naturepedic has been a steadfast and generous advocate and supporter of NGOs and non-profit organizations defending the “Right to Know” about what is in the products people bring home.