Ash from manure burning remains prohibited
The other petition failed by the board was a request to allow the use of ash from manure burning to be used under certain circumstances, even though it currently is a prohibited natural substance. The petition argued it would help generate renewable electricity and boost development of similar commercial processing facilities in the US. The board, however, stood by its prior decision that manure burning is incompatible with organic production principles and not an appropriate way to recycle organic wastes.
Carrageenan and other non-organic materials in organic products considered by NOSB Non-organic materials nearing mandated sunset considered Electrolyzed water recommended as sanitizer Sodium & potassium lactate should be added as sanitizers Squid byproducts greenlighted for fertilizer Withdrawal time for lidocaine and procaine should be shortened Proposal to update use of parasiticides put forward Definition of ancillary substances proposed Policy & procedures manual recommended for updating Oat beta glucan denied addition to national list Ash from manure burning remains prohibited