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National Organic Program
 
NOSB Meeting: April 26-29, 2010  

 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010

 
NOSB COMMITTEE PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS

 
8:00 a.m.: CROPS COMMITTEE
Tina Ellor, Chairperson

 
Sunset 2011

 
Sunset 2012 for substances on § 205.601 & § 205.602 –see spreadsheet for additional information (PDF)

 
List 4 inerts in pesticides – Recommendation (PDF)

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

 
9:30 a.m.: Break

 
9:45 a.m.: LIVESTOCK COMMITTEES
Kevin Engelbert, Chairperson

 
Petitioned Materials

 
Sunset 2012 for substances on § 205.603 & § 205.604 – see spreadsheet for additional information (PDF)

 
Animal Health Care Products

 
Animal Welfare – Discussion (PDF) on stocking charts

 
Apiculture – Discussion

 
11:15 a.m.: Break

 
11:30 a.m.: HANDLING COMMITTEE
Steve DeMuri, Chairperson

 

 
12:30 p.m.: Lunch

 
1:30 p.m.: HANDLING COMMITTEE CONT’D
Steve DeMuri, Chairperson

 

 
2:00 p.m.: JOINT MATERIALS & HANDLING COMMITTEES
Katrina Heine, Chairperson

 
Clarifications of the Definitions of the National List – Addendum to November Recommendation – Recommendation (PDF)

 
Classification of Materials – Discussion of Guidance Document (PDF)

 
3:00 p.m.: Break

 
3:15 p.m.: MATERIALS COMMITTEE
Katrina Heinze, Chairperson

 
Nanotechnology – Status Update (PDF)

 
3:45 p.m.: COMPLIANCE, ACCREDIATION, AND CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE
Joe Smillie, Chairperson

 
Use of Inert Atmospheric Gases in Products Labeled as 100% Organic – Guidance Recommendation (PDF)

 
“Made with Organic” Seal – Discussion (PDF)

 
4:15 p.m.: Break

 
4:30 p.m.: POLICY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Barry Flamm, Chairperson

 
Board Policy & Procedures Manual
  • Section VIII – 2 tier decision-making on materials – classify, then vote on whether to list Recommendation (PDF)

 
Rotation of Board Positions – Discussion (PDF)

 
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: 04/28/2010