USDA NOP Legislation
The National Organic Program (NOP) develops the rules and regulations for the production, processing, labeling, and enforcement of all USDA organic products. NOP consists of 4 factors. These:
USDA Organic Regulation 7 CFR Part 205
USDA Organic Regulation 7 CFR Part 205: includes all USDA organic standards, including prohibited practices, requirements, and the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances.
This compilation of guidance documents, policy memos, and instructions is intended to clarify policies and assist those who own, manage, or certify organic operations with complying with NOP regulations
Organic Foods Production Act of 1990
The Act that established the NOP and its authority to enforce agricultural products sold, labeled, or represented as “organic” within the U.S.
If you are interested in the history of the NOP standards, you may want to review the preamble to the final rule, which established the National Organic Program.
For direct access to NOP’s organic plant product, organic livestock and organic processing standard, please refer to the link: https://www.ams.usda.gov/grades-standards/organic-standards
To reach the basic principles of organic certification according to NOP, please refer to the link: https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/organic-certification
For current USDA-NOP organic trade information, please refer to the linkhttps://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/organic
Başak Ekolojik, which started its operations in 2012, provides inspection and certification services in organic agriculture in line with the authorization given as a result of the inspection of the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Turkish Accreditation Agency TÜRKAK.
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