Regulatory Brief

 National Organic Standards Board, Livestock Committee, Animal Welfare Recommendations

Formal title: Docket Number [AMS-TM-09-0060] Notice of Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board


The National Organic Standards Board, Livestock Committee indicated its intent to develop more specific standards to improve animal welfare under organic management and to develop organic aquaculture standards for bivalves.

Background Documents:

View AVMA's response to National Organic Stancards Board, Livestock Committee, Animal Welfare Recommendations (PDF)

View Federal Register document (PDF)


AVMA responded on October 19, 2009