The USDA published a final rule in the Federal Register on Monday, amending the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances for organic foods. Some chemicals are allowed in organic production.

The National List stems from the Organic Foods Production Act as a tool for managing the substances used in

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The USDA is today publishing a notice in the Federal Register to further delay and reconsider new mandates for handling and transporting livestock and providing avian “living conditions” for poultry raised as organic food.

Without the action, the new requirements under the National Organic Program would have taken effect today.
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