In general, it looks like the bill is of most concern to small farms and small food processors that would have to follow more costly and stringent guidelines concerning traceability.
There does appear to be a chance that the bill would prevent certain certified organic farming methods that encourage/promote biological diversity.
The bill has passed through the house of representatives and now has to go through the Senate.
For more details, please visit the Organic Consumers Association website…
To brush up on the whole process of passing a Bill…
Organizations like the Organic Consumers Association are busy coming up with next steps.
We’ll keep you posted.