The National Organic Program (NOP) has finalized the agenda for the upcoming National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting, to be held April 9 - 11, 2013 in Portland, Oregon.
Additionally, the NOP is pleased to announce conflict of interest guidelines for members of the NOSB.
|Final Agenda: Spring 2013 NOSB Meeting|
The NOP has finalized the agenda for the upcoming NOSB meeting:
National Organic Standards Board Meeting
April 9 - 11, 2013
Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
Pavillion Ballroom - Main Tower
921 Southwest 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
Subcommittee Proposals (individual proposals)
Meeting Materials (all proposals and agenda)
Federal Register Notice
Note: The public comment period closed on March 19, 2013. USDA is no longer accepting written comments or requests for in-person public comments.
|NOSB Conflict of Interest Guidelines|
The organic community has voiced great interest in establishing clear definitions and procedures related to conflict of interest, particularly with respect to NOSB operations. The NOP has issued a memo to the Board on this topic.
View Memo to NOSB: Conflict of Interest Guidelines
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