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ASTA Networking Lunch at the IFT Annual Event & Expo

Connect with colleagues and strengthen your industry relationships at IFT FIRST. Join ASTA’s exclusive members networking lunch to advance your ties to the association and the global spice trade. Members will get up to speed on the latest developments in the spice trade and learn about the exciting opportunities for engagement with ASTA while building […]

New Webinar: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Proposed Regulatory Actions on Ethylene Oxide (EtO)

On April 11, EPA proposed a number of new actions on EtO to require more stringent emissions standards and additional worker protections. EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention released a Proposed Interim Decision (PID) that indicates they will consider proposing a phased cancellation of EtO use on specific spices/commodities without documentation showing that alternatives are not viable and the need for […]

American Spice Trade Association Asks FDA to Include Spices in its Definition of “Healthy” Foods

The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) submitted comments today to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting the agency include spices under its definition of “healthy” foods.  To view the full press release, click here.  To view comments submitted, click here. For media inquiries, please contact Laura Shumow, Executive Director at [email protected]

Expedite Onsite Registration: Annual Meeting & Exhibits 2023

Seize the opportunity to dive into today’s hot topics, learn from leading experts, and network with new colleagues and longtime industry friends. From best-in-class education on issues like supply chain cASTA’s Annual Meeting & Exhibits is happening in San Diego, CA, next week! If you didn’t register online, you can still join us and expedite your onsite […]

American Spice Trade Association and Sustainable Spice Initiative Announce Partnership to Promote Sustainability in the Global Spices Sector

September 22, 2022 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA), the leading association representing the U.S. spice sector, and the Sustainable Spices Initiative (SSI), a consortium of partners committed to sustainable value chains, today announced a joint commitment and partnership to promote sustainability in the global spice industry. Founded under IDH, the Sustainable […]

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