7 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2018 Edition
Title 7 - AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 94 - ORGANIC CERTIFICATION
Sec. 6504 - National standards for organic production
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§6504. National standards for organic production

To be sold or labeled as an organically produced agricultural product under this chapter, an agricultural product shall—

(1) have been produced and handled without the use of synthetic chemicals, except as otherwise provided in this chapter;

(2) except as otherwise provided in this chapter and excluding livestock, not be produced on land to which any prohibited substances, including synthetic chemicals, have been applied during the 3 years immediately preceding the harvest of the agricultural products; and

(3) be produced and handled in compliance with an organic plan agreed to by the producer and handler of such product and the certifying agent.

(Pub. L. 101–624, title XXI, §2105, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3937; Pub. L. 102–237, title X, §1001(1), Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1893.)

Amendments

1991—Par. (2). Pub. L. 102–237 substituted "; and" for period at end.