The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has protected the organic brand for more than 20 years, ensuring consumers trust the organic claim. USDA recently published the Strengthening Organic Enforcement Final Rule, introducing new regulations that address emerging supply chain complexities impacting organic certification, traceability, inspection operations, and more. Effective March 20, 2023, USDA aims to strengthen organic agricultural products’ production, handling, and sale oversight.
Spice companies dealing in the organic trade should know how these regulations will impact their business. Discover insights on organic regulatory developments with Jennifer Tucker, Ph.D., Deputy Administrator of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program.
Thursday, March 2
Jennifer Tucker, Ph.D., Deputy Administrator
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program
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Jennifer Tucker, Ph.D., | Deputy Administrator | USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program
Jennifer Tucker, Ph.D., was named Deputy Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program in June 2018. Dr. Tucker served as Associate Deputy Administrator of the National Organic Program from 2011-2018. Before joining USDA, she served as a program manager and organization development consultant, working primarily with scientific and technical government and non-profit organizations. She earned a B.A. in Environmental Science from Wesleyan University, an M.S. in Management from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Tech.