RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE MONTANA ORGANIC ASSOCIATION

To date, the following resolutions have been passed by the MOA Membership at its annual meeting.

Resolution 1.  Montana Organic Association supports the GMO liability for either the company that produces, develops or releases those organisms or livestock products. Adopted February 6, 2005.

Resolution 2. Montana Organic Association supports the establishment of organic acres at the Montana Research Centers. Adopted February 6, 2005.

Resolution 3.  The Montana Organic Association urges the United States Department of Agriculture to provide funding to assist the Montana Department of Agriculture to become an ISO 65 accredited certifier. Adopted February 6, 2005.

Resolution 4.  The Montana Organic Association supports the inclusion of mobile slaughter units in the definitions in the Montana Codes of licensed inspected slaughter establishments. Adopted February 6, 2005.

Resolution 5.  The Montana Organic Association supports a preference for Montana grown or processed food for State-funded institutions. Adopted February 6, 2005.

Resolution 6.  Whereas the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee has funded organic projects in Montana, the Montana Organic Association supports the voluntary check-off for organic wheat raised in Montana, and its continued support of organic research, projects, and education. Adopted December 2, 2007.

Resolution 7.  MOA supports the position that seed patent holders to demonstrate that their GMO seeds contain mechanisms to prevent genetic drift or outcrossing as well as to prevent contamination of non-GMO crops in the food handling system before any new GMO crops are approved.  Adopted December 6, 2014.

Resolution 8.  MOA supports the current proposed farmer/consumer protection act which gives more power to the National Organic Program to control fraudulent imports of organic grains and other products. Adopted December 9, 2017.

Resolution 9.  MOA supports organic research being funded closer to the percentage of organic food sold in the US. Adopted December 9, 2017.

Resolution 10.  MOA supports the enactment of the proposed livestock rule. Adopted December 9, 2017.

Resolution 11.  Montana Organic Association is a registered non-profit membership organization 501(c) 6 and does not discriminate in its employment, membership acceptance or board selection practices on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, political ideas, creed, or disabilities. Adopted December 7, 2019.

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