Methionine for Organic Poultry Production PDF Print E-mail
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Written by USDA Office of Communications   
Thursday, 20 September 2012 07:53

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.


Final Rule

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