Resources for NOC Pre-NOSB Meeting

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Renaissance Seattle Hotel

515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104  

Meeting Agenda

Ground Rules

Top Priorities to Advance Organic Integrity

  1. NOC’s Campaign to Restore Fairness in Organic Dairy

Q&A Session with Dr. Jenny Tucker

  1. Regulatory Agenda for USDA - Fall 2018

Genetic Integrity Transparency of Seed

  1. NOSB Discussion Document from Spring 2019: Genetic Integrity Transparency of Seed Used on Organic Land

  2. Organic Seed Alliance Comments on Genetic Integrity Transparency

Sanitizer Use and Evaluation in Organic

  1. NOSB Discussion Document from Spring 2019: Assessing Cleaning and Sanitation Materials Used in Organic

  2. ACA Comments to NOSB on Sanitizers

  3. White Paper: Strengthening the National Organic Standards Board’s review of substances under the Organic Foods Production Act

  4. Beyond Pesticides Comments to NOSB on Sanitizers

  5. OTA Comments to NOSB on Sanitizers

  6. Research Article: Organic farming promotes biotic resistance to foodborne human pathogens

DC Update

  1. Agenda for DC update

  2. National Organic Coalition Letter to Secretary Perdue on Origin of Livestock

  3. NOC Farm Bill Score Card

  4. NOC FY20 Appropriations Priorities

  5. Congressional Sign on Letter - Appropriations Priorities for Organic

  6. NOC Talking Points with Members of Congress - Organic Enforcement, Farm Bill Implementation, Appropriations Priorities, Climate Change

  7. Green New Deal Resolution in House

  8. Green New Deal Resolution in Senate

Thank you to our meeting co-sponsors: