WASHINGTON — Resolving a long-standing conflict between food activism groups and a handful of major organic dairies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program has issued new regulations that dictate how much time organic dairy cattle must be allowed to graze in pasture each year. The original rules set by the USDA's National Organic Program simply stated that organic dairy cows must have “access to pasture.” And, this vague directive allowed some organic dairy operators ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.