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Follow @OrganicTrade for NOSB updates

The NOSB meeting will be held April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX, at the St. Anthony Hotel. The meeting agenda, recommendations and OTA’s final comments are included on OTA’s NOSB Report page. OTA will once again provide live coverage of the NOSB meeting via Twitter. If you haven’t done so, sign up for a Twitter account and follow OTA to […]

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OTA submits final comments on NOSB recommendations

Today, April 8, is the deadline for submitting comments on recommendations for the Spring NOSB meeting. OTA’s final comments are now posted online. Individuals and organizations wishing to comment at the NOSB meeting must reserve an In-Person Oral Comment Slot by midnight Eastern TODAY. The NOSB meeting will be held April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX, at the St. Anthony Hotel. The meeting […]

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OTA’s draft comments are posted online

The Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) draft comments on items on the Spring 2014 NOSB meeting agenda are now posted online. OTA requests your feedback on comments for: Streptomycin Methionine Glycerin Guidance on Retailer Certification and Compliance Confidential Business Information (CBI) & Update of Petition and TR Process Research Topics Please send any feedback on these comments […]

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Comment to NOSB by April 8

NOSB will accept written public comments until April 8 on proposals to be discussed at its Spring meeting April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX. The meeting agenda is now available. A summary of NOSB subcommittee recommendations is available on OTA’s members-only NOSB Report site. OTA always encourages its members to provide direct comment regarding NOSB recommendations. Individuals and organizations wishing […]

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Help shape OTA’s comments to NOSB

For the upcoming National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX, OTA will provide public comments on any new or revised NOSB proposals pertinent to its members. Topics of particular interest for OTA include a report on Seed Purity from GMOs; Guidance on Retail Certification; Streptomycin; Glycerin – petitioned for removal; Confidential Business Information in […]

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Nominations sought for NOSB seats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations to fill four upcoming vacancies on NOSB. Openings will include one environmentalist, one producer, one handler, and one retailer, each to serve a five-year term beginning Jan. 24, 2015, and running until Jan. 24, 2020. Written nominations must be postmarked on or before May 15, and e-mail […]

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Nominations sought for NOSB seats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations to fill four upcoming vacancies on NOSB. Openings will include one environmentalist, one producer, one handler, and one retailer, each to serve a five-year term beginning Jan. 24, 2015, and running until Jan. 24, 2020. Written nominations must be postmarked on or before May 15, and e-mail […]

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Help shape OTA’s comments to NOSB

For the upcoming National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX, OTA will provide public comments on any new or revised NOSB proposals pertinent to its members. To have your voice heard, please participate in OTA’s comment preparation. OTA is looking for upfront input from interested members by March 21. […]

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NOSB spring 2014 meeting materials now available

The next National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting will be held April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX, at the St. Anthony Hotel. The hotel reservation cut-off for a government rate per diem is March 27. The meeting agenda is now available along with Subcommittee proposals. NOSB is accepting public comments in advance of the meeting. The final deadline to submit written comments and sign up […]

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NOSB meeting set for April 29 – May 2

The National Organic Standards Board will hold its spring meeting April 29-May 2 in San Antonio, TX, at the St. Anthony Hotel. The agenda will be released by the National Organic Program (NOP) on Monday, March 10. We will keep you posted on agenda items and chances to comment.

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