AMS News Release: USDA issues public notice of fraudulent organic certificate
. See the fraudulent certificate (PDF)
. (Note: the document was brought to NOP’s attention by an accredited certifying agent whose name was included on the fraudulent certificate but was NOT responsible for producing the document).
on the organic cost share program now available. Find out more about the program
and how it may work for you.
NOSB Meeting Update: The fall 2011 NOSB Meeting
will take place November 29 – December 2, 2011 in Savannah, Georgia. The meeting agenda and additional details will be posted on the NOSB Meetings page as they become available.
NOP has issued a fact sheet for shippers regarding international trade of organic products: Identifying, Importing and Exporting Organic Products (PDF)
The NOP has added three instruction documents concerning certification best practices specific to residue testing and pesticides. Visit the Program Handbook page
for these updates.