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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      • Dear Ms. Arsenault: Thank you very much for this opportunity to provide comment on the Handling Subcommittee’s Proposal on Glycerin. Our comments are attached. Sincerely...

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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0939
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      • Submitter Name:
        Gwendolyn Wyard
      • I oppose the use of antibiotics in organic apple and pear production. As with tetracycline, I urge the NOSB to take action to remove the use of streptomycin from organic fruit...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0633
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        shaun brinegar
      • Aqueous potassium silicate is currently listed as both an insecticide and a plant disease-control agent. The material's listing specifies that the silica required to manufacture...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0706
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        Charlie Williams
      • I am opposed to the use of synthetic methionine in poultry feed. Poultry with outdoor access do not need this type of product and it should be banned. Consumers are becoming more...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0511
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        E Reader
      • PLEASE folks! We know that GMOs are not healthy for people and they have NO place with organic standards! Please keep at least some of our food (organic) free from these GMOs!

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0138
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        Anonymous Anonymous
      • Are you comfortable with organic aquaculture rules that would permit the routine use of synthetic substances? NOT at all!

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0792
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        Mitch Dalition
      • When a consumer buys a product and the product says that it is 100% Organic, that is what the consumer expects. Not to later find out that there were harmful chemicals and...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0101
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        Jessica Sims
      • Please take very seriously the human and environmental impact each and every chemical and antibiotic you consider. Each decision on its own must carry the weight of the total...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0868
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        Gina S
      • As producers (farmers) and consumers of organic food, we want to make sure our families and children have healthy food to eat. It is imperative that the USDA Organic certification...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0024
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        Becky Talyn
      • The rules governing organic aquaculture should never permit use of any synthetic substances. Organic is non-synthetic. Organic is simple, please keep it that way.

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0512
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        Gail Talbot
      • Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate As a substance highly toxic to bees, and possibly birds, this substance should not be delisted. The crisis in bee populations as well as the...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0597
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        Allan Peterson
      • Dear NOSB, Please ban the antibiotic streptomycin as its use only endangers our immune systems and is considered critically important to human medicine. Thank you, Audrey...

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        09/24/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0255
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        Anonymous .
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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0940
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        David Moore
      • Antibiotics do not belong in the food supply. They tweak the crucial balance of beneficial gut flora, which you'll be hearing MUCH MORE about in years and months to come...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0667
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        Jeanie Glass
      • Guidelines for retail operations in which certified or non-certified products are sold must be developed with practical and effective provisions to distinguish these categories. If...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0469
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        Frances Dunham
      • Should the NOSB add Ammonium Hydroxide, a powerful alkali petitioned for use as a boiler additive and considered a "severe irritant" of "serious toxicological concern" to the list...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0794
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        Mitch Dalition
      • Do not allow antibiotics in organic apples and pears. They are not labeled as containing antibiotics and I thought I was paying extra for a "pure" fruit.

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        09/25/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0305
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        gaye wiesner
      • My family loves to eat fish. Chlorine materials (calcium hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, and sodium hypochlorite) have been petitioned for disinfecting hard surfaces and culture...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0486
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        Dan Magee
      • As a teacher of 38 years and a mother, I am begging you to not allow these antibiotics to be used in treating apples and pears or anything else for that matter. Citizens, that...

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        09/24/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0237
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        Terri Williams
      • All of the materials petitioned for inclusion to the National List in organic aquaculture are synthetic substances that would be used routinely. I oppose the routine use of any...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0363
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        Cheryl Gale
      • I find it appalling that we, as consumers even have to ask that mutagenic plants and genetically modified ingredients not be considered organic!! We turn to organics to avoid just...

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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0926
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        Kelly Ryan
      • I oppose the relisting of sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate. It has been found by the NOSB not to meet the OFPA criteria of essentiality, compatibility with organic production, and no...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0708
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        Charlie Williams
      • Chickens raised in humane, natural, open environments, and sold as organic, do not require chemicals, such as synthetic methionine, to maintain their health. Please protect our...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0517
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        Gail Talbot
      • GMO should never be allowed in any organic labeled substance, due to the simple fact that GMO crops are developed by gene splicing and therefore are NOT natural, and do not exist...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0086
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        Michael La Course
      • The very reason I buy organic is to ensure that my food is as free of toxins as possible. The idea that I would be exposed to antibiotics in organic apple and pear production...

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        09/23/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0195
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      • Submitter Name:
        Danielle Barcilon
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