National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Meeting - Sacramento, CA 2022

Start Date
10-25-2022 08:30 am
End Date
10-27-2022 06:00 pm
Location
Sacramento, CA

The NOSB will meet to discuss substances petitioned for addition to or deletion from the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List), substances due to sunset from the National List in 2024, and recommendations on organic policies. Please visit the NOSB Meetings page for further information and instructions.

The NOSB will meet to discuss substances petitioned for addition to or deletion from the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List), substances due to sunset from the National List in 2024, and recommendations on organic policies.

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 recommendations to the Secretary in a public forum. Detailed meeting information, including agendas, locations, proposals, and public comments, will be posted below as it becomes available. For information on previous meetings, visit the NOSB meetings page.

Meeting Information:
Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown - Arena
300 J Street
Sacramento, California
Room Reservation Link: (Group Code: NOS)
Room reservation cutoff date: Friday, September 30, 2022

NOSB Fall Meeting 2022 dates:

  • Public Comment Webinar Day 1: Tuesday, October 18 from Noon - 5:00 pm Eastern
  • Public Comment Webinar Day 2: Thursday, October 20 from Noon - 5:00 pm Eastern
  • NOSB Public Meeting Day 1: Tuesday, October 25 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pacific
  • NOSB Public Meeting Day 2: Wednesday, October 26 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pacific
  • NOSB Public Meeting Day 3: Thursday, October 27 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pacific

The meetings are open to the public, and no registration is required, except to sign up for oral comments. Times shown for face-to-face meetings are always in the meeting location’s local time zone; Webinars and commenting deadlines are always based on the Eastern time zone.

Links to the virtual comment webinars will be provided approximately one week before the webinars.

Meeting Resources

How to Participate

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) invites the public to submit written comments and/or provide oral comments at its Fall 2022 business meeting. To be considered during the Fall 2022 meeting, written public comments and requests for oral comment speaking slots must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on September 29, 2022.

Written Comments

Please submit feedback on the NOSB Subcommittees’ proposals via Regulations.gov. (Docket # AMS-NOP-22-0042). A detailed agenda and subcommittee proposals will be posted above and on Regulations.gov in late August. The deadline to submit written comments is 11:59 p.m. Eastern on September 29, 2022.

Oral Comments

Oral comment registration will open in late August when the agenda and proposals are posted.

Questions? Email NOSB Advisory Committee Specialist Michelle Arsenault or call 202-997-0115.