USDA Releases “Letter of Noncompliance” to The Cornucopia Institute

FOIA Document Indicates Why CA Factory-Farm Lost Organic Certification CORNUCOPIA, WI: Pursuant to a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), The Cornucopia Institute recently secured the Letter of Noncompliance issued by the country’s largest organic certifier, Quality Assurance International (QAI), prior to the decertification of a giant California dairy producing organic milk. “After… Read more »

USDA Cracking Down on “Organic” Factory-Farms

Country’s Largest Dairy Likely to Lose Certification CORNUCOPIA, WI: The Cornucopia Institute has learned that the USDA appears about to revoke the organic certification of the nation’s largest industrial dairy operator, Aurora Organic Dairy, with corporate headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. Aurora operates several giant factory dairies milking thousands of cows each in semi-arid areas of… Read more »

Cornucopia Institute Requests Full USDA Investigation of Aurora Dairy

Improprieties Alleged at Organic Factory Farm in Colorado For More Information, Contact: Mark Kastel, 608-625-2000 CORNUCOPIA, WISCONSIN: The Cornucopia Institute has filed a formal legal complaint with the USDA requesting a full investigation into allegations of multiple violations of federal organic regulations at the nation’s largest organic dairy. The Aurora Organic Dairy, located in Colorado… Read more »

The Cornucopia Institute Alleges Factory Farms Violating Federal Organic Law

CORNUCOPIA, WISCONSIN: The Cornucopia Institute, today, filed a formal complaint with the USDA’s National Organic Program asking them to initiate an investigation into alleged violations of the federal organic law by a factory farm operating in Colorado. At issue is whether it is legal to confine cows in an industrial setting, without access to pasture,… Read more »