National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Meeting - St. Paul, MN

St. Paul, MN

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 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:

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
11 Kellogg Boulevard East
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1005

The meetings are open to the public, and no registration is required, except to sign up for oral comments. The face-to-face meetings are not webcast.



Public Comment

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) invited the public to submit written comments and/or provide oral comments at its Fall 2018 meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. The deadline to submit written comments and sign up for oral comments was 11:59 p.m.  October 4, 2018. 

Written Comments

Written comments on the NOSB Subcommittees’ proposals can be viewed via A detailed agenda and the NOSB proposals are linked above.

Oral Comments

The Board listened to oral comments during the times shown below. Please access the meeting transcript (linked above) to review the oral comments in detail.

  • Webinars: October 16 and 18, 2018, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern (comment slot)

  • In-person meeting: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (comment slot)

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