Sheppard Mullin litigators recently published an article in Food Manufacturing outlining USDA’s sweeping changes to its organic regulations. Entities that wish to continue utilizing the USDA Organic label must comply with USDA’s new regulations by March 19, 2024.

USDA’s organic regulation overhaul coincides with FDA’s forthcoming changes to its “healthy” regulations and guidance regarding “dietary guidance statements” in food labelling. This period of change presents a key opportunity for companies that sell organic products to review, and if necessary, change their product labelling.

Read more about USDA’s organic regulation overhaul here: Implications of the USDA’s New Organic Rule | Food Manufacturing