• Sulfur dioxide petition to amend
listing on 205.605(b) rejected.
• Animal enzymes (2013 sunset)
relisted on 205.605(a).
• Tartaric acid relisted on 205.605(a)
and removed from list 205.605(b).
For OTA’s full NOSB report on all
recommendations, including discussion and
examples of public comment, go to
The meeting was also filmed for the first
time, and the webcast is now available.
Growing consumer demand for sustainable products is leading many ingredients such
as coffee, tea and bananas to become de-commoditized, thus increasing their market
value. Learn how this affects your business at the Sustainable Foods Summit taking place
in San Francisco on January 17-18, 2012. For more information go to www.sustainable-foodssummit.com.
Organic Monitor has also announced the dates of the 2012 Sustainable Cosmetics
Summits, which seek to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders to debate major sustainability issues in a high-level forum
The dates are: May 17-19 in New York; Nov 12-13, 2012 in Hong Kong and Nov 28-30 in Paris.
Gwendolyn Wyard is the Organic Trade Association’s associate director for organic standards and
whose mission is to
educate about how
to manage land
of natural re-
mental studies and
geography at the University of Ver-
mont, will repre-
the policy special-
ist and organic in-
for California Cer-
Farmers, will take
the scientist seat.
New officers were also announced,
including Barry Flamm as the new
chairperson, Mac Stone as the vice
chair and Wendy Fulwider as secretary.
Four members will leave the board:
Tracy Miedema, former NOSB chair,
Steve DeMuri, handling committee
chair, Katrina Heinze, materials committee chair, and Tina Ellor, former
crops committee chair. Thank you
for your service to the organic industry!
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