Agricultural Marketing Service April 13, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Organic Program; Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices
Document Number: 2016-08023
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-13
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) proposes to amend the organic livestock and poultry production requirements by: adding new provisions for livestock handling and transport for slaughter and avian living conditions; and expanding and clarifying existing requirements covering livestock health care practices and mammalian living conditions.