At its spring meeting April 25-27 in Washington, D.C., NOSB will discuss several of the fertilizers, pest control products, processing aids, and ingredients currently allowed for use by certified organic operations. Read OTA’s summary of the 2018 Sunset Inputs. These production and handling inputs will be reviewed and voted on by NOSB based on their 2018 Sunset (renewal) timeline, and may not be renewed if new information indicates these substances are incompatible with organic production. It’s critical that organic stakeholders provide NOSB with feedback on the 2018 Sunset Review process. To help facilitate the comment process, OTA has created a survey system for collecting feedback from certified farms and processors. Feedback on the necessity of these inputs is critical for inclusion in the upcoming spring discussion and subsequent vote in the fall. Contact Gwendolyn Wyard if you have questions.
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March 8, 2016 in Government Affairs & Policy
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