The Critical Role of Professional Associations in Organic Certification
"Regulation increasingly depends on a dizzying array of organizations and entities. Instead of reflecting a simple two-party 'regulator' and 'regulatee' structure, many regulatory arrangements rely on a variety of intermediaries from both within and outside of government to perform essential program functions. In a paper published in Regulation & Governance, Nadia Mahallati[, PhD candidate, political science] and [David Carter, assistant professor, political science] examine the critical role that professional associations play in U.S. organic certification." Continue Reading.