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May 31, 2011

NOSB Site Update: Transcripts from the April 26-29, 2011 meeting of the National Organic Standards Board are now available: Day 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 (PDFs)


May 23, 2011

Program Handbook now includes additional appendices, including documentation forms and organic system plan (OSP) templates for all interested users. Created in partnership with the National Center for Appropriate Technology, these documents serve as helpful reference points to establish organic system plans and document activities on organic operations. Additionally, Pasture for Organic Ruminant Livestock: Understanding and implementing the NOP Pasture Rule is available to aid organic livestock producers.


May 20, 2011

NOP issues policy memo concerning the labeling of textiles that contain organic ingredients. See policy memo PM-11-14 in the Program Handbook. This document supersedes the NOP fact sheet titled ‘Labeling of Textiles under NOP Regulations’ (published July 2008).


May 18, 2011

March/April 2011 edition of the NOP newsletter is available here or visit NOP: Who We Are.

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