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Thirty years ago, Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) as part of the 1990 Farm Bill. The law established strict national standards for organic food and a public-private

Thirty years ago, Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) as part of the 1990 Farm Bill. The law established strict national standards for organic food and a public-private enforcement program to ensure compliance with the law. Today, the organic industry still faces a number of challenges. This report seeks to address some of these and to provide policy recommendations to better support the growing organic industry and its positive impacts on human health, on the economy, and on climate.

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    Merrigan, K.A., Giraud, E.G. & Greene, C. The Critical To-Do List for Organic Agriculture: 46 Recommendations for the President. Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems. Accessible online: https://foodsystems.asu.edu/food/reports/ (2021). 

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