NOSB Meeting 2012 (RI)

Providence, Rhode Island
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 their agenda items, and then votes in a public forum. Information on past and future meeting agendas, locations, recommendations, and public comments is available on the NOSB meeting page.

Meeting Information

11 Dorrance Street
Providence, Rhode Island 


Press Release

Federal Register Notice of Meeting

Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Subcommittee Proposals (Individual Proposals)

Meeting Materials (All Proposals and Agenda) (PDF)

Meeting Recommendation Summary (PDF)

Meeting Transcripts (PDF)

Final NOSB Recommendations

NOP Response to NOSB Final Recommendations (PDF)

Introduction Presentations

Public Comment

The public comment submission period closed on September 24, 2012, and we are not accepting comments at this time.


Written comments

The deadline to submit written comments was September 24, 2012, and we are no longer accepting comments at this time.  You may view the written comments on the NOSB Subcommittees’ proposals by clicking the link below. You can also search for the docket number AMS-NOP-12-0040 on

View written comments