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Dear Advocate,

Do you think synthetic nutrient additives should be allowed in organic products without review?

How much space should organic chickens be guaranteed, indoors and out?

Can farmed fish be organic?

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is considering these measures and may be voting on at least two at the April NOSB meetings in Seattle.

Establishing and improving organic standards is a grassroots process. The standards will not reflect our interests if we do not speak up. Individual consumer comments are much needed to ensure the standards meet consumer expectations.

Four topics warrant consumer comment now:

  • Synthetic nutrient additives
  • Aquaculture
  • Nanotechnology
  • Poultry standards

Read summaries of these issues here.

Submit comments electronically until April 10. Under "Document type" put a check in the "Notice" box. When "Meetings: National Organic Standards Board" shows in the lower portion of the page, click the "submit a comment" bubble on the right.

Also, register online or call 202-720-3252 to testify in person before NOSB.

Thank you,
PCC Public Affairs

Quick links
NOSB meeting in
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4201 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
ph: 206-547-1222
fx: 206-545-7131
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