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The Limits to Promotional Activities for Federal Check-off Money
The suggestion that organic check-off funds will be used to promote organics is one of the biggest arguments the Organic Trade Association (OTA) is using in their attempt to convince the organic community that their check-off proposal is a good idea.
However, as experience with other commodity check-off programs has demonstrated, there are severe restrictions and requirements attached to any promotional messages. These include prohibitions on:
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Posted: to Policy in the News on Thu, Jan 1, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015