NOSB OKs Organic Seafood Standards

The National Organic Standards Board ended three years of debate and approved organic certification standards for seafood, one of the final food categories left without the Certified Organic logo. The recommendations now go to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which can approve or modify the guidelines. As approved by the NOSB, the proposed rules permit organic fish farmers to use up

WASHINGTON — The National Organic Standards Board ended three years of debate and approved organic certification standards for seafood, one of the final food categories left without the Certified Organic logo. The recommendations now go to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which can approve or modify the guidelines.

As approved by the NOSB, the proposed rules permit organic fish farmers to use up to 25% wild fish in their feed, though wild fish is not considered organic, and

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