U.S. Code, Title 7, Agriculture

Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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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

     Section 2101 of title XXI of Pub. L. 101–624 provided that: "This title [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the `Organic Foods Production Act of 1990’."