USDA's general OFPA
implementing authority was used as justification for the OLPP final rule....
So far, there is no literature on the effect of OFPA
on conventional food prices, but the organic market may still be too niche to affect the world market for produce.
(189) In addition, under the OFPA
's enforcement provisions, "[a]ny person who knowingly sells or labels a product as organic, except in accordance with [the OFPA], shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than $10,000." (190)
establishes a national organic certification program where agricultural products may be labeled as organic if produced and handled without the use of synthetic substances.
particularly striking given the OFPA
does not guarantee that food sold
(1990) mandated FALCPA (2004) development of mandated labeling of growing, handling, milk, eggs, fish, and marketing shellfish, tree standards and NOSB nuts, peanuts, to represent soybeans and wheat.
As noted in the prior discussion of bankruptcy stakeholders, many of these federal and state laws have (a) inadequately protected the compensatory rights of stakeholders (Ceccotti, 2008; Tabb, 1995); and (b) contain statutory conflicts (Automobile Dealers Franchise Act, 1965; OFPA
, 1989; In re Old Carco LLC, 2009; In re G.
Challenges for Enforcing the OFPA
and the NOP Regulations 1.
delegated responsibility to the United States Department
In 1990, Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA
), which allowed the USDA to create regulations to define the term "organic" and establish standards for monitoring and certifying foods under this label.
Under the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA
) and the national organic rule, animals on an organic farm must be raised without the use of antibiotics or growth hormones.
(17) Perhaps influenced by these events, Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA
), (18) as part of the 1990 Farm Bill.