National Organic Standards Board Sets Fall Meeting

June 9, 2023
The semiannual meeting will be Oct. 24-26 in Providence, R.I.

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) has scheduled its fall meeting for Oct. 24-26, from 10 am to 6 pm Eastern time both days, at Marriott Downtown Providence, R.I.

NOSB generally meets twice each year in a public forum to discuss and vote on recommendations to the USDA. These recommendations help the Agriculture Dept. develop and refine the organic standards.

The NOSB invites oral and written public comments. Registration for oral comment speaking slots will open in late August. Written comments may be submitted via To be considered during the meeting, written comments and requests to provide oral comments must be received by 11:59 pm ET on Sept. 28.

The meeting will be webcast also. More details and meeting materials will come in late August.

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