Docket Number: AMS–NOP–19–0095
Date of Meeting: An in-person meeting will be held April 29-May 1, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Board will hear oral public comments via webinars on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 and Thursday, April 23, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and at the in-person meeting on Wednesday, April 29, 2019 and Thursday, April 30, 2020. The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comment at either the webinar or in-person meeting is 11:59 p.m. ET, April 3, 2020.
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).
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 the Westin Crystal City, 1800 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202, United States. Detailed information pertaining to the webinars and in-person meeting can be found at https://www.ams.usda.gov/event/national-organic-standards-board-nosb-meeting-crystal-city-va.
Ms. Michelle Arsenault, Advisory Committee Specialist, National Organic Standards Board, USDA-AMS-NOP, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Room 2642-S, Mail Stop 0268, Washington, DC 20250-0268; Phone: (202) 720-3252; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.