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AnnouncementJanuary 12, 2012


The Sunset 2012 and vitamins and minerals proposed rules were published in the Federal Register today and the comment period is now open. These rules were previewed online earlier this week and have been replaced with the Federal Register versions.


Proposed Rule: Sunset 2012

Comment Deadline: 2/13/2012


Proposed Rule: Vitamins and minerals in USDA organic products | Q&As

Comment Deadline: 3/12/2012 


Press release (covering both proposed rules)


Save the Date: Fall 2012 NOSB Meeting

The NOP is pleased to announce the fall 2012 National Organic Standards Board meeting:


October 16-19, 2012

Providence Biltmore

11 Dorrance Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02903


Additional information coming soon!


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