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AMS Announces National Organic Standards Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

(North American Meat Institute)

USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the next meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The NOSB supports USDA in the developing standards for substances to be used in organic production. It also advises Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on any other aspects of the implantation of the Organic Foods Production Act. An in-person meeting will be held Oct. 23 - 25, 2019, and the board will hear oral public comments via webinar Oct. 15, Oct. 17 and during the in-person meetings on Oct. 23 and 24. The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for webinar oral comments is Oct. 3, 2019. More information is available in the Federal Register here .

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