Register Now to Speak at NOSB Arlington

Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) will host their first yearly meeting in Arlington, Virginia April 29-May 1, 2020.
Organic stakeholders can register now to speak at a pre-meeting webinar and at the meeting in Virginia. The board will be discussing many topics at the meeting, including Sunset Reviews, materials petitions, discussion documents, and proposals. 
The NOSB will host two webinars on April 21, 2020 and April 23, 2020 from 1:00–4:00 p.m. Eastern. Those interested in the webinar must register before April 3, 2020. Commenters are allotted a 3-minute comment slot and can only register for one commenting slot on either day. 
The NOSB will also accept in-person comments in Pittsburgh. Commenters must register before April 3, 2020 to speak to the board.
For those unable to attend the meeting or the webinar, NOSB will accept written comments via using docket number AMS-NOP-19-0095 until April 3, 2020.
CCOF highly encourages stakeholders to submit comments to NOSB. CCOF will submit written comments on various agenda items and will attend the meeting. Please contact Peter Nell at for questions or more information.