The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) published a final rule today that extends the maximum allowance for synthetic methionine in organic poultry production at reduced levels:
- Laying and broiler chickens: 2 lbs
- Turkeys and all other poultry: 3 lbs
Effective October 2, 2012, the final rule addresses the second of a two-part recommendation by the NOSB, culminating in a step-down of allowable limits of synthetic methionine in organic feed. Read the full text of the rule below.
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