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USDA Organic Standards: Dairy And Livestock Will Get Tighter Rules

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First Posted: 04/17/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:30 PM ET

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As organic food has grown in popularity so too have the size of organic dairies and farms in this country. And in the last ten years questions have been raised about whether these large scale so-called organic dairies and farms have been abiding by all of the regulations which define them as organic in the first place. Now the USDA has introduced tighter regulations to bring clarity to the amount of time organic livestock should actually be grazing.

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