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Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 to increase interagency cooperation in the enforcement of standards for importing organic agricultural products, and for other purposes.


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Date
05/23/2018Introduced in Senate

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Date
05/23/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 05/23/2018

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry05/23/2018 Referred to

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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.