OFPA

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AcronymDefinition
OFPAOrganic Foods Production Act of 1990
OFPAObservatoire des Fonctions Publiques Africaines (French: African Civil Services Observatory)
OFPAOntario Food Protection Association (Canada)
OFPAOntario Food Processors Association (Canada)
OFPAOrganic Food Protection Act
OFPAOregon Foster Parents Association (Salem, OR)
OFPAThe Order of Founders and Patriots of America
OFPAOregon Fair Plan Association (Salem, OR)
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consider establishing consistency between--(1) the national bioengineered food disclosure standard established under this section; and (2) the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C.
(29) Against this background, Congress enacted the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA).
Organic is a labeling term that denotes products produced under the authority of the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. The principal guidelines for organic production are to use materials and practices that enhance the ecological balance of natural systems and that integrate the parts of the farming system into an ecological whole.
The result was the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, which called for the development of a national standard for certified organic produce.
The Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 was supposed to provide those who first gave life to this movement with a prominent voice in the development of national standards by creating a National Organic Standards Board.
Consumer, environmental and organic farmer critics of the rule say it fails to comply with the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, which is the legislative basis for the rule.
The trouble arises in the interplay of the FD&CA with two other sources of law pertinent to the marketing of foods produced with and without rDNA technology: the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA) (8) and the First Amendment's commercial speech doctrine.
The National Organic Standards Board was established by the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. The board is authorized to assist in the development of standards for substances to be used in organic production and to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on any other aspects of the implementation of the Act.
"In the last organic rule (The Organic Foods Production Act of 1990), the whole realm of processing agents and incidental ingredients were allowed.
The Organic Trade Association, aptly headquartered in Greenfield, Mass., says organic farmers have to answer to a higher authority--the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. In addition, the Department of Agriculture is expected to unveil proposed regulations for organic standards within the next several months.
`Organic' is a labeling term that denotes products produced under the authority of the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. The principal guidelines for organic production are to use materials and practices that enhance the ecological balance of natural systems and that integrate the parts of the farming system into an ecological whole.