Public Comment Requested: Q&A’s on issues related to the Canadian Organic Standards

The Organic Standards Interpretation Committee has proposed answers to questions, raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture. The proposed responses are subject to a 60 day comment period.

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To see the Questions and Answers please see this file:

All comments regarding these answers should be sent to

Public Comment Period: March 5th to May 7th 2014

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, in partnership with the Organic Federation of Canada, has developed the Organic Standards Interpretation Committee (SIC).

The objective of the Committee is to provide, to the Canada Organic Office, interpretive guidance on issues related to the National Standards for Organic Agriculture (CAN/CGSB 32.310 and CAN/CGSB32.311).

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