S.2927 - Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 05/23/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/23/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2927 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/23/2018)
Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act of 2018
This bill modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements and procedures for imported organic agricultural products.
The bill modifies requirements and procedures regarding:
- exclusions from certification;
- documentation, traceability, and data collection;
- the accreditation program;
- the investigation process; and
- data organization and access.
The bill also requires USDA and the Department of Homeland Security to jointly establish an interagency working group to facilitate coordination and information sharing regarding imports of organically produced agricultural products.