Webinar: COTA: Changes in the Regulatory Landscape for Organic; Challenges and Opportunities

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Join COTA’s Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations Manager, My-Lien Bosch, and Executive Director, Tia Loftsgard, to stay abreast of regulatory and policy issues that not only present opportunities, but also presents new challenges to the organic sector.


Tia Loftsgaard: Tia is the Executive Director of the Canadian Organic Trade Association. With extensive experience working in the organic food industry, Tia co-founded Camino (La Siembra Co-operative) in 1999, going on to become the organic and Fairtrade cocoa company’s Director of Sales until 2009, when she joined Fairtrade Canada. As its Business Development and Licensing Director, she led strategy, building the not-for-profit’s membership base and encouraging sustainable & ethical sourcing standards. In 2013, she moved over to Fairtrade America, where as its Chief Operating Officer, she successfully developed advocacy initiatives and grew U.S. market opportunities for small farmers via the Fairtrade model. Tia joined COTA as the Executive Director in March 2016.

My–Lien Bosch: My–Lien is the Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Manager at the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA). Prior to joining COTA, she was the Director of Technical Services at the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada and had worked for several companies on technical, regulatory and certification files.  My–Lien has a MSc in food science and also has a background in food manufacturing and product development for human and animal food.

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Webinar: COTA: Changes in the Regulatory Landscape for Organic; Challenges and Opportunities

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