About the National Organic Program

 The National Organic Program (NOP), part of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), has regulatory oversight responsibilities for the USDA  organic standards and the accreditation of organic certifying agents. The NOP also has authority to take appropriate legal action to enforce the organic standards and thus protect the integrity of the USDA organic standards, from farm to market, around the world.

View the NOP Factsheet (pdf)

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