This label was started by farmers who did not want to go through USDA organic certification requirements. The label generally follows the USDA organic standards but the verification is done by CNG farmers instead of independent certifiers.
*Feed supplements must be non-GMO.
*Biodiversity required in the pasture if access to pasture is provided.
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