Nov 16, 2016 7:57:36 AM
The NOSB makes recommendations to the Department of Agriculture about whether substances should be allowed or prohibited in organic production and/or handling, assists in the development of standards for organic production, and advises the Secretary on other aspects of the implementation of the Organic Foods Production Act. The public meeting allows the NOSB to discuss and vote on proposed recommendations to the USDA, receive updates from the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) on issues pertaining to organic agriculture, and receive comments from the organic community.
For a full list of materials provided to the public, visit the AMS website here. Key documents pertaining to the meeting are listed below:
- Meeting Agenda
- Meeting Materials (Proposals and Discussion Documents)
- Subcommittee Proposals (Individual proposals)
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