As the USDA slowly develops its organic aquaculture standards, many shoppers are looking beyond — to sustainability certification
Farmed and wild seafood are one of the only remaining fresh food categories that can't use the official USDA Organic seal, because the U.S. Department of Agriculture still has not developed standards for organic seafood. The delay has been caused by a couple of contentious debates. Most, if not all, international organic seafood programs will only certify aquaculture operations, where a fish's diet and living conditions can be monitored and controlled. Similarly, at a 2001 meeting, the ...
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