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on August 25, 2022

The new organic rule could be expensive for egg producers

If approved, the proposed organic standards might cause more financial burdens for smaller egg producers.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed to amend the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards (OLPS) rule with new requirements to enforce consistent standards for organic poultry and livestock on August 5, 2022. Additionally, the amendments will clarify existing requirements covering livestock care and production practices, such as what qualifies…

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