NOP Offers Organic Poultry Producers Guidance on Responding to Avian Influenza

USDA National Organic Program (NOP) is reminding certified organic poultry producers of steps they can take in response to recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza. A policy memo notes that temporary confinement is allowed for the health of organic poultry and explains how producers can confine birds without jeopardizing organic certification.