NOSB Recommendations: Fall 2014

Summary Information

Compliance, Accreditation & Certification Subcommittee

  • Assessment of Soil Conservation Practices (Discussion Doc - No Fall 2014 Recommendation)

Crops Subcommittee

  • Contamination Issues in Farm Inputs Literature Review (Discussion Doc - No Fall 2014 Recommendation)
  • Inerts (Verbal Update - No Document)
  • Sulfurous acid (PDF) (Motion to remove failed)
  • Sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate (PDF) (Motion to remove failed)

  • Aqueous potassium silicate (PDF) (Motion to remove failed)

  • Ferric phosphate

  • Hydrogen chloride

Handling Subcommittee

  • Glycerin - petitioned for removal (Referred back to Subcommittee)
  • Whole Algal Flour - petitioned (Referred back to Subcommittee)
  • Gellan gum (PDF) (Motion to remove failed)
  • Tragacanth gum (PDF) (Motion to remove failed)
  • Marsala (PDF) (Motion to remove passed
  • Sherry (PDF) (Motion to remove passed)
  • Egg white lysozyme
  • Microorganisms
  • Activated charcoal
  • Peracetic acid
  • Cyclohexylamine
  • Diethylaminoethanol
  • Octadecylamine
  • L-Malic acid
  • Sodium acid pyrophosphate
  • Tetrasodium pyrophosphate (TSPP)

Livestock Subcommittee

Materials/GMO ad hoc Sucommittees

  • Terminology for Excluded Methods (PDF) (Discussion Doc - No Fall 2014 Recommendation)