Summary: S.1896 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/16/1989)

Organic Foods Act of 1989 - Title I: National Standards Governing the Organic Production of Agricultural Products - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish: (1) national organic production certification standards; and (2) a label for organically produced and handled agricultural products.

Provides for State organic certification programs.

Authorizes appropriations.

Title II: National Promotion Board - Directs the Secretary to establish a National Organic Promotion, Research, and Consumer Education Program.

Provides for the establishment of a National Organic Board.

Authorizes appropriations.

Title III: Low Input Label Demonstration Program - Directs the Secretary to establish: (1) a National Low Input Label Demonstration Program; and (2) a label for low input agricultural products.

Authorizes appropriations.