7 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2013 Edition
Title 7 - AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 94 - ORGANIC CERTIFICATION
Sec. 6501 - Purposes
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§6501. Purposes

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.

(Pub. L. 101–624, title XXI, §2102, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3935.)

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’.”