S.1896 - Organic Foods Act of 1989101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 11/16/1989)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/15/1990 Referred to Subcommittee on Agricultural Research, Gen. Leg. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1896 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
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.
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.
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.