Summary: H.R.5291 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/17/1990)

Organic Food Standards Development Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to hold public hearings and conduct a study enabling the Secretary to make recommendations to the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry within two years of this Act's enactment concerning: (1) national standards as to what shall constitute organic production of food; (2) the costs and impact of an organic food labeling program; (3) the need for a producer-financed national program of organic food research, promotion, and consumer education; and (4) the most appropriate organic food regulatory mechanisms.