7 U.S. Code §6501. Purposes

Section Text

It is the purpose of this chapter—

(1) to establish national standards governing the marketing of certain agricultural products as organically produced products;

(2) to assure consumers that organically produced products meet a consistent standard; and

(3) to facilitate interstate commerce in fresh and processed food that is organically produced.

Editorial Notes

SHORT TITLE Pub. L. 101–624, title XXI, §2101, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3935, provided that: "This title [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Organic Foods Production Act of 1990’."


7 U.S.C. § 6501 (2018)