USDA Announces Public Meetings and Request for Comments on National Organic Standards

On January 17, 2018, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced public meetings of the National Organic Standards Board, and a request for comments on the board’s agenda items including development of organic standards, substances petitioned for addition or deletion from the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances, and guidance on organic policies. In addition to accepting written comments, AMS will also hold two webinars on April 17 and 19, 2018 and in-person meetings on April 25 and 26, 2018. The deadline to submit written comments and/or RSVP for the webinars or in-person meetings is April 4, 2018.

  • Read the Federal Register notice and other information on these topics here.
  • Submit your comment here.
  • Advocacy contact: Prianka Sharma at 202-205-6938.
Date: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018