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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    AMS-NOP-13-0049-0974

    10/20/2013

      • I oppose the Crops Subcommittee proposal. Existing concerns about potential environmental impacts will certainly require increased scrutiny within five years, during which time we...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0421
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        A Taylor
      • The use of antibiotics in crops should be banned altogether, but the acceptance/approval of them in organic foods is outrageous to me! Please ban them and in so doing,unsure that...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0762
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        C Gillen
      • Marsalsa and Sherry are currently listed as a nonorganically produced agricultural products allowed as an ingredient in or on processed organic products. I oppose the relisting of...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0567
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      • Submitter Name:
        Susan Von Struensee
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      • See attached file(s)

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0505
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      • Submitter Name:
        Steve Fannin
      • I am NOT comfortable with the use of synthetic substances in the aqua untrue practices of organic farmed fish. Please ban these substances from organically raised fish, or any...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0763
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      • Submitter Name:
        C Gillen
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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0622
      • Organization:
        Oregon Tilth
      • Submitter Name:
        Jim Pierce
      • Has our country's government been taken over by aliens? Why is there even a question on whether GMO ingredients should be allowed in foods labeled organic?!? WE THE PEOPLE...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0088
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        JOHN S.
      • A new USDA policy that automatically renews synthetic substances instead of requiring a 2/3 majority to renew them, as it did in the past is UNACCEPTABLE!

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0713
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        Robert Chaney
      • I expect my food to be safe. Genetically modified foods have never been determined safe for human consumption. Animal testing proves that GMO's cause cancer and a host of other...

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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0932
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        LynMarie Berntson
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      • Please see the attached comments regarding the CACS Toward Clarifying Accredited Certifying Agents’ Application of §205.206(e)

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0568
      • Organization:
        Accredited Certifiers Association, Inc.
      • Submitter Name:
        Patricia Kane
      • I am not comfortable with organic aquaculture rules that would permit the routine use of synthetic substances. These substances should be reviewed on a case by case basis before...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0769
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        Miriam Weber
      • It is incompatible with the terminology of "organic" to permit the use of synthetic antibiotics of any kind. I send this comment as a Canadian who may be expected to purchase...

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        09/30/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0625
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        Bruce Batchelor
      • I'm sorry to learn of the use of antibiotics in "organic' fruit orchards and sorrier to say that it hadn't occurred to me to ask. So what's left as a benefit of "organic" fruit...

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        09/24/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0277
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        Gaylee Amend
      • As a former AMS employee (about 25 years), I agree with Beyond Pesticides that all the materials petitioned for inclusion to the National List in organic aquaculture are synthetic...

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        09/23/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0199
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        Dale May
      • We have the RIGHT to know what is in our food. Label Gmo's or get rid of them all together!!

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        10/20/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0929
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        kim kusch
      • Given the rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria, how do you feel about a proposal to continue the use of the antibiotic streptomycin in organic apple and pear production? NO.NO...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0799
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        anon anon
      • I am a Mechanical Design Draughtsman from the United Kingdom. Poultry with outdoor access do not need synthetic methoinine. Poultry fed synthetic amino acids do not meet my...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0783
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        Stephen Cardwell
      • I am concerned about the prophylactic use of antibiotics including streptomycin contributing to the growing reservoir of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the environment, which has...

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        09/29/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0441
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        Ann Bornholdt
      • I am urging you to forbid the use of antibiotics in the production of organic apples and pears. We must discontinue using antibiotics in our food supply in all instances because of...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0695
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        E Reader
      • As a consumer who suffers from auto-immune disease and severe digestive disorder, I depend on organic and clean food for my health and the health of my family. In my opinion...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0659
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        Tamara Grenier
      • Just keep it ORGANIC, people! That's pretty simple... NO ANTIBIOTICS IN ORGANICS! For those of us who want PURE and WHOLESOME foods, don't dilute the meaning of "organic" and...

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0673
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        Linda Schofield
      • Please keep organic standards pure. No toxic substances! No Antibiotics! No Synthetics! We also need labeling of GMO products and Country of Origin. You also need to lighten up on...

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        09/11/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0007
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      • Submitter Name:
        Susan Brown
      • At the North Florida Spine and Wellness Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, we have seen an increasing number of patients with widespread symptoms ranging from Irritable Bowel...

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        09/18/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0037
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        Rhonda Burns
      • Please do not allow the use of sodium hydroxide (Lye) on foods which are sold as organic. It would made the term "organic" misleading.

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        10/01/2013

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        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0842
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      • Submitter Name:
        Howard Freed, M.D.
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      • E.H.Schorcht, LLC - public comment regarding removal of glycerin. Please see attached,

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        10/20/2013

      • ID:
        AMS-NOP-13-0049-0974
      • Organization:
        E.H.Schorcht LLC
      • Submitter Name:
        Steffen Scheide
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