National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Meeting

Start Date
04-21-2020 12:00 pm
End Date
04-30-2020 05:00 pm

UPDATE: With input from the Board and the organic community, we are modifying the NOSB Spring Meeting 2020 to be held live online, instead of in-person. This will allow the Board to move forward with deliberations as scheduled in an open and public setting, without the need for travel.

NOSB Spring Meeting 2020 dates:

Tuesday, April 21: Public Comment Webinar Day 1 – meeting concluded
Thursday April 23: Public Comment Webinar Day 2 – meeting concluded

Wednesday April 29: NOSB Public Meeting Day 1 – meeting concluded
Thursday April 30: NOSB Public Meeting Day 2 – meeting concluded

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) typically meets twice per year in various locations around the United States. During meetings, the NOSB listens to public comments, discusses agenda items, and then votes on proposals to the Secretary in a public forum. For information on previous meetings, visit the NOSB meetings page.

Meeting Resources

Public Comment

The comment docket for the April 2020 meeting is now closed. The deadline to submit comments was 11:59 p.m. April 3, 2020.  Public comments were heard by the Board on April 21 and 23, 2020.  The transcript will be made available following the conclusion of the Board Meeting sessions on April 29 and 30.  Written comments on the NOSB Subcommittee proposals may be viewed online using (Docket # AMS-NOP-19-0095).

The NOSB heard oral comments on April 21 and 23, 2020. 

The meeting transcript is linked below.

Post Meeting Resources

Questions? Email Michelle Arsenault, NOSB Advisory Committee Specialist or call 202-720-0081.