Meetings: National Organic Standards Board Meeting - October 2022

Docket Number: AMS-NOP-22-0042
Dates: An in-person meeting will be held October 25-27, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) each day and will include a virtual broadcast. The NOSB will hear oral public comments via webinars on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, and Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comment is 11:59 p.m. ET, September 29, 2022.


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 Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown—Arena, 300 J Street, Sacramento, California 95814, United States and may be broadcast virtually. Detailed information pertaining to the webinars and in-person meeting, including virtual viewing options, can be found on our website.


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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