Does a Facility Need to be USDA Organic Certified to Temper Boxed Organic Meat?

A recent submission to the Global Cold Chain Alliance's (GCCA) Inquiry Service involved gathering information on required certification for facilities that temper boxed organic meats. GCCA Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs Lowell Randel, reached out to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and formulated a response. See the full correspondence below. Q: Would ...more