The National Organic Program (NOP) is pleased to announce proposed amendments to the crops and processing sections of the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances.
|National List Proposed Amendments|
The NOP is requesting public comments on the following proposed changes to the National List:
- Potassium hydroxide
Would be allowed for peeling any processed peaches, rather than limited to peaches that are Individually Quick Frozen.
- Silicon dioxide
Would be prohibited except (1) if used as a defoamer or (2) if organic rice hulls are not commercially available in the appropriate form, quality or quantity to replace its use.
- Beta-carotene extract color
Would be allowed from algae sources if organic beta-carotene is not commercially available.
- Annatto extract color
Would be required to be sourced from organic annatto only.
- Peracetic acid
Would be allowed in hydrogen peroxide formulations and as currently allowed.
View Proposed Rule
Submit Public Comments
Deadline: March 7, 2013
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