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USDA/AMS RIN: 0581-AE06 Publication ID: Spring 2023 
Title: Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards (AMS-NOP-21-0073) 

This action would establish additional practice standards for organic livestock and poultry production. The rule would amend the USDA organic regulations related to: livestock and poultry living conditions (for example, outdoor access, housing environment, and stocking densities); animal health care (for example, physical alterations, administering medical treatment, and euthanasia); animal transport; and slaughter.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 205   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6501 to 7 U.S.C. 6524   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/09/2022  87 FR 48562   
NPRM Comment Period End  10/11/2022 
Comment Period Extended  10/11/2022  87 FR 61268   
Comment Period Extended End  11/10/2022 
Final Rule  08/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Related RINs: Related to 0581-AD44, Related to 0581-AD74, Related to 0581-AD75 
Agency Contact:
Erin Healy
Director, Standards Division, National Organic Program
Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
Washington, DC 20024
Phone:202 617-4942