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Spring 2011 NOSB MeetingMay, 2011

We are pleased to announce that transcripts from the April 26-29, 2011 meeting of the National Organic Standards Board are now available:
If you weren't able to join us in Seattle, an NOSB meeting recap is included in the March / April NOP Newsletter.
Please note that we will send another NOP Organic Insider message when the NOSB final recommendations are posted.
Public Comments

In-Person Public Comment
Oral public comments are included in the transcripts as listed above.

Written Public Comment
Submitted comments on spring agenda items and other topics may be viewed at   
About the National Organic Standards Board
The 15-member National Organic Standards Board is made up of organic farmers and growers, handlers and processors, retailers, environmentalists and conservationists, consumer and public interest advocates, a scientist, and a USDA-accreditated certifying agent. The NOSB advises the Secretary of Agriculture on allowed and prohibited substances in organic production and handling and other issues related to the implementation of the Organic Foods Production Act. 
About the National Organic Program (NOP)

The NOP facilitates trade and ensures integrity of organic agricultural products by consistently implementing organic standards and enforcing compliance with the regulations throughout the world. Learn more.

About the NOP Organic Insider

The NOP Organic Insider is intended to inform the organic community on a wide range of NOP functions, including organic standards, accreditation and international activities, compliance and enforcement, the National Organic Standards Board, training events, and the Cost Share program.  


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