What makes milk organic?

January 5, 2008

In order for milk to be labeled organic, it must meet some basic on-farm requirements.  First, the cows cannot be treated with supplemental hormones or antibiotics. Next, the cow’s feed must be grown without the use of pesticides, commercial fertilizers or genetically-modified ingredients. And finally, cows that produce organic milk must have access to the pasture.

Source: http://www.dairyfarmingtoday.org


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