CCOF's Fall 2017 NOSB Written Comments

CCOF submitted 11 written comments to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) ahead of the fall 2017 NOSB meeting.
NOSB is the federal advisory committee to the National Organic Program and meets twice per year to discuss organic standards. This fall, the meeting will be held in Jacksonville, Florida from October 31 through November 2, 2017.
At the meeting in Jacksonville, the board will complete the 2019 Sunset Reviews on 43 substances listed on the National List of Allowed & Prohibited Substances (National List). NOSB will vote to relist the substances on the National List or remove them and prohibit them in organic production.
Members of the public may attend the meeting. CCOF Director of Policy and Government Affairs Kelly Damewood and CCOF, Inc. Board of Directors Chair Phil LaRocca will attend the meeting and provide oral comments in Jacksonville. Additionally, various CCOF staff will provide oral comments to the board through online webinars on October 24 and October 26. 

CCOF Submitted the following written comments to NOSB:


Certification, Accreditation, and Compliance Subcommittee:


Crops Subcommittee:


Handling Subcommittee:


Livestock Subcommittee:


Materials/GMO Subcommittee:

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