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USDA National Organic Program

Currently, approximately 30,000 organic farms and processing facilities around the world are certified to the USDA organic standards. Their certification is managed by approximately 100 certifying agents located throughout the United States and around the world. Organic Literacy Initiative: connecting you with USDA resources

Organic Certification
Certification allows a farm or processing facility to sell, label, and represent their products as organic. Any organic operation in violation of the USDA organic regulations is subject to enforcement actions, which can include financial penalties or suspension/revocation of their organic certificate. Learn More:
Getting Certified
List of Certified Operations
USDA Organic Standards
Compliance & Enforcement


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USDA National Organic Program
Miles McEvoy
Deputy Administrator
USDA National Organic Program: Standards Division
Room 2648-S, Stop 0268 1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC  20250-0268
Phone: 202-720-3252

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