Mont. Admin. R. 4.17.102 - ADOPTION OF ORGANIC PROGRAM REGULATIONS
Current through Register Vol. 18, September 24, 2021
80-11-601, MCA; IMP, 80-11-601, MCA;
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4.17.102 ADOPTION OF ORGANIC PROGRAM REGULATIONS
(1) The department adopts and incorporates by reference the following parts of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic Program (NOP) final rule, Title 7, Part 205, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) adopted December 21, 2000. Future editions will be specifically adopted as they become applicable.
(a) Subpart A - Definitions, all sections;
(b) Subpart B - Applicability, all sections;
(c) Subpart C - Organic Production and Handling Requirements, all sections;
(d) Subpart D - Labels, Labeling, and Market Information, all sections;
(e) Subpart E - Certification, all sections; and
(f) Subpart G - Administrative:
(i) Sections 205.600 through 205.607;
(ii) Sections 205.640 through 205.642;
(iii) Sections 205.660 through 205.663;
(iv) Sections 205.670 through 205.672; and
(v) Sections 205.680 through 205.681.
(2) The department adopts and incorporates by reference the European Council Regulation (EC) Number 834/2007, as adopted June 28, 2007. Future editions will be specifically adopted as they become applicable.
(a) A copy of these regulations may be obtained from the Montana Department of Agriculture, 303 N. Roberts, P.O. Box 200201, Helena, MT 59620-0201.
(3) Regulations adopted by reference are effective as Montana law. A copy of these regulations may be obtained from the Montana Department of Agriculture, 303 N. Roberts, P.O. Box 200201, Helena, MT 59620-0201.
(4) References in the adopted federal regulations to "certifying agent" may be taken to mean the department as used in this rule.
History: 80-11-601, MCA; IMP, 80-11-601, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 2848, Eff. 12/25/03; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 295, Eff. 3/9/07; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1313, Eff. 9/7/07; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2045, Eff. 9/26/08.