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National Organic Program
 
NOSB Meeting: November 3-5, 2009  

 
Wednesday, November 4, 2009

 
NOSB COMMITTEE PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS

 
Barry Flamm, Chairperson

 
Board Policy & Procedures Manual – Recommendations
  • Section III (PDF)– Clarify Secretary’s duties regarding board meeting notes and additional changes to Executive Director role
  • Systematic review of Sections V (PDF) – improved tie in with other sections of PPM Manual
  • Systematic review of Sections VI (PDF) – protocol on surveys, proxies at public meeting, and clarify contact by NOSB members of elected officials

 
Joe Smillie, Chairperson

 

 
Dan Giacomini, Chairperson

 

 
9:30 a.m.: Break

 
9:45 a.m.: CROPS COMMITTEE
Tina Ellor, Chairperson

 
Petitioned Materials

 
Peracetic Acid
  • Recommendation (PDF) on committee’s alternative motion to annotate the current listings for Hydrogen peroxide to allow up to 5% peracetic acid
Sunset 2011
  • Ferric phosphate for snail bait – and petition to remove – Discussion

 
List 4 inerts in pesticides – Discussion (PDF)

 
Production standards for terrestrial plants in containers and enclosures – Discussion (PDF)

 
Sunset 2012 – start discussion only

 
Hubert Karreman, Chairperson

 
Petitioned Materials

 
Material Annotation Technical Corrections & Clarifications

 
Animal Welfare – Recommendation (PDF)

 

 
Sunset 2012 – start discussion only

 

 
12:15 p.m.: Lunch

 
Katrina Heinze, Chairperson

 
Clarifications of the Definitions of the National List – Recommendations (PDF)

 
Steve DeMuri, Chairperson

 
Materials for Sunset Review (Fall 2011) – Recommendations
  • 205.606: None

 
Sunset 2012 – start discussion only

 
3:15 p.m.: Break

 
3:30 p.m.: Public Comment on NOSB Action & Discussion Items

 
5:00 p.m.: Recess

 

 

 
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Additional Information
 
  NOSB Recommendations  
 
  Petitioned Substances Database  
 
  NOSB Policy Manual (PDF)  
 
  NOSB New Member Guide (PDF)  
 
See Also
 
  Regulations.gov  
 
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  Last Modified Date: 11/09/2009