AMS Seeks Standard for Honey, Finally. You've Got a Year to Answer

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The Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking comments on how a federal standard of identity for honey would be in the interest of consumers, the honey industry, and U.S. agriculture.

A document published in the Federal Register on Wednesday says comments must be received within 30 days. https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/08/20/2014-19770/united-states-standard-of-identity-for-honey

The 2014 Farm Bill charged Agriculture Secretary Vilsack with developing a report describing the advantages of a federal standard of identity for honey.

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