NOP Adds Materials to the National List
Posted: September 5, 2012
- Apple and pear producers may continue to use tetracycline until October 21, 2014 to control fire blight.
- Honey producers now have the option of using formic acid as a means of controlling varroa and tracheal mites in organic honeybee operations.
- Processors now have the option of using attapulgite, a non-synthetic processing aid, for purification of plant and animal oils.
Link to Federal Register announcement: http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELPRDC5099716
Source: Pennsylvania Certified Organic Emarketplace, August 22, 2012