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OSGATA Comments on Organic Standards

Updated: Sep 16, 2020

On April 20, 2016 /   GE Contamination, GMO Contamination Mitigation, GMO Testing, GMOs, Hydroponics, Jim Gerritsen, NOSB, Organic, Organic Farming, OSGATA, Seed News, Seeds, USDA, USDA Certified Organic /   Leave a comment

At the upcoming meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) in Washington, D.C., on April 24-27, many important issues are on the docket. Organic law grants NOSB sole authority to make recommendations regarding what materials are allowed in organic (those appearing on the National List), as well as recommendations on a wide variety of other topics related to organic standards.

On behalf of OSGATA, Board President Jim Gerritsen and General Manager Holli Cederholm will be attending  the NOSB meeting, as well as the National Organic Coalition Pre-Meeting on Sunday, April 24.

OSGATA submitted written feedback to NOSB during the public comment window regarding several topics important to the organic seed community.

See full comments below.

OSGATA Comments to NOSB Spring 2016

OSGATA Comments to NOSB re: Seed PurityOSGATA

Comments to NOSB re: Excluded MethodsOSGATA

Comments to NOSB re: HydroponicsOSGATA

Comments to NOSB re: Sunset Process

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