Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board

Docket Number: AMS-NOP-22-0071
Dates: An in-person meeting will be held April 25-27, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) each day and will include a virtual broadcast.


In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The NOSB assists the USDA in the development of standards for substances to be used in organic production and advises the Secretary of Agriculture on any other aspects of the implementation of the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA).

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The webinars are virtual and will be accessed via the internet and/or phone. Access information will be available on the AMS website prior to the webinars. The in-person meeting will take place at Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown, 590 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia, United States and will be broadcast virtually. Detailed information pertaining to the webinars and in-person meeting, including virtual viewing options, can be found at the meeting web page.

Oral Comments: The NOSB will hear oral public comments via webinars on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, and Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. ET.

Written Comments: The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comment is 11:59 p.m. ET, April 5, 2023.


Ms. Michelle Arsenault, Advisory Committee Specialist, National Organic Standards Board, USDA-AMS-NOP, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 2642-S, STOP 0268, Washington, DC 20250-0268; Phone: (202) 997-0115; Email:

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