Notice of Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)

 
Docket ID: AMS-NOP-13-0049
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)
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October 21-24, 2013 Louisville, KY

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    09/20/2013

      • I hope the National Organic Standards Board will put an end to all antibiotic use in agricultural production, in particular streptomycin in the farming of apples and pears. With...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0387
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        Mary Tomaszewski
      • I urge you to take into consideration not including GMO products/by products into anything labeled "organic" or "natural". From my understanding, GMOs are NOT natural and have...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0066
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        Stephanie Eatherly
      • I am writing as a citizen who is deeply concerned about the health of my family, and of the earth, air and water. We do not buy conventionally grown food, and we support a local...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0564
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        S. van Engelen
      • The use of synthetic amino acids such as methionine in cage free organic chickens is not necessary and should not be allowed. Please do not consider allowing synthetic substances...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0546
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        C Gillen
      • Remove antibiotics (eg. streptomycin) from organics, as well as ammonium hydroxide.

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0380
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        Robert Furtek
      • Poultry fed synthetic amino acids are not in my opinion organic regardless of what the government regulation is. The organic standard should not be lowered. It is getting to the...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0536
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        John Higgs
      • Reference Docket# AMS-NOP-13-0049 The purpose of entering our petition for PGME to be included on the NOP National List stems from requests from organic feed producers for...

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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0910
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        Jim Hinderliter
      • No to Antibiotics in Organic Fruit/food Production

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0383
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        Regina Cappelletti
      • I would like to start of by saying that I am not siding for or against GM (genetically modified) production in this evolving food chain. We have overcome many obstacles in the...

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        09/23/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0192
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        Jacob McKee
      • Please keep anything GMO out of organic food, including animal food. For many, the only way of telling if something doesn't contain GMO's is to buy organic. Thank you

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0021
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        David Hunt
      • Please do NOT allow GMO products into those products labeled "organic". As a person who regularly shops for and purchases organic products I can tell you that the label will cease...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0437
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        Anonymous Anonymous
      • I support the Handling Subcommittee's proposal to reject Ammonium Hydroxide for inclusion on to the National List. As the subcommittee notes, the substance is a "severe irritant...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0381
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        RONALDO VENGCO
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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0505
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        Steve Fannin
      • I can't help wondering why a governmental organization entrusted with the responsibility to protect the public would want to do anything other than this, with the exception of...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0797
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        Anonymous Anonymous
      • Please no GMO's directly or indirectly through our meat and eggs. It is making America sick. Main reason for our health care crisis. And mean people. No where else in the world...

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        09/19/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0139
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        cindy chaves
      • Methionine in Organic Poultry Feed Subcommittee Proposal Synthetic methionine is added to poultry feed. The current allowance is part of a step-down phase out of its use. The...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0569
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        Susan Von Struensee
      • I am concerned about GMOs in the Organic food supply. As far as I am concerned there is no place for it in all of our food but when it comes to Organic, thats truly the only place...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0106
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        Carrie Panchyshyn
      • We buy organic foods because we know they do not contain GMOs. We do not believe that GMO foods are safe and have not been adequately tested for long term health effects (90 day...

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        09/19/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0141
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        David A Williams
      • It is unthinkable that these substances would be applied to organic fruit trees. There is a point, long ago passed, beyond which chemical tampering with nature should stop. The...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0644
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        Lisa Zure
      • Keep USDA Organic label FREE from genetically modified organisms. No GMO in Organgic.

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        09/24/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0295
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        Lori Jenkins
      • Stop the use of antibiotics on organic apples and pairs...grow the varities that are disease resistant.

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0632
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      • Submitter Name:
        Roseann DiVicino
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      • NOC supports the Handling Subcommittee’s recommendation for removal of Glycerin from §205.605.b (nonagricultural, synthetic substances) of the National List. We note that the...

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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0937
      • Organization:
        National Organic Coalition
      • Submitter Name:
        Liana Hoodes
      • Please stop allowing streptomyacin in orchards.

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0329
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        Susanne Kepford
      • I am a physician in New Mexico and I treat several patients with environmental sensitivities. They need to eat organic foods in order to keep their immunity strong enough to lead...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0550
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        Jeanne Dixon
      • Do not allow GMOs into anything that would be labeled organic, including feed for livestock.

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        09/20/2013

      • ID:
        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0170
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      • Submitter Name:
        J Smith
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