USDA Panel Approves First Rules For Labeling Farmed Fish 'Organic'

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For the first time, a federal advisory board has approved criteria that clear the way for farmed fish to be labeled "organic," a move that pleased aquaculture producers even as it angered environmentalists and consumer advocates. ...
... The question of whether farmed fish could be labeled organic - especially carnivorous species such as salmon that live in open-ocean net pens and consume vast amounts of smaller fish - has vexed scientists and federal regulators for years. ...

Full Story: USDA Panel Approves First Rules For Labeling Farmed Fish 'Organic'; By Juliet Eilperin and Jane Black, on Washington Post

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