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Fall 2012 NOSB Meeting

The next meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is approaching. The tentative agenda and proposals are available on the National Organic Program website. Visit to see proposals, agenda, and other materials.

The next meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is approaching. The tentative agenda and proposals are available on the National Organic Program website.

Visit www.ams.usda.gov/NOSBmeetings to see proposals, agenda, and other meeting materials (select "October 15-18, 2012" from the drop down menu). NOSB will hear public comments and address the proposals at its upcoming meeting. 

NOSB Fall 2012 Meeting
October 15-18, 2012
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Providence Biltmore
11 Dorrance Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
(401) 421-0700
*A small block of rooms has been set aside for the public. Please mention USDA when making reservations.

The NOSB has published its proposals with a request for public comment in advance of the fall meeting.

View tentative agenda
View NOSB committee proposals
View Federal Register notice
View press release
Submit written comments

The public comment period is open now until September 24, 2012. In order for the Board to review comments prior to the meeting, comments must be submitted by September 24, 2012.

In-Person Public Comments

Register to provide in-person, oral public comments at the meeting. Please see the instructions on the NOSB meeting page about signing up.

The sign-up period for oral comments is open now until September 24, 2012. In an effort to schedule and notify people of their speaking times, requests for oral comment slots must be submitted by September 24, 2012.

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