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InfiBio - SIC Public Comment

Date: 
April 10, 2017
accroche: 

Standards Interpretation Committee


New public comment period - April 10 to May 10 2017


Below is a list of questions raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture.

  • Can manure from confined animals feeding operations where 5.5.1 and 5.5.2 have been met be applied on organic land even if it contains prohibited substances?
  • Under CAN/CGSB-32.310 Section 6.7.2, can operators limit access to the outdoors to their entire herd / flock (such as goats, sheep, cattle, poultry) for the entire winter if the operator provides a letter from their veterinarian stating that access to the outdoors is detrimental to the health of the particular species of livestock?
  • Is mined elemental sulphur permitted as a soil amendment? What other sources of elemental sulphur are permitted?

…and many other questions.

The proposed responses are posted on OFC website, and are subject to a 30 day comment period.
 

All comments regarding these answers should be sent to OPR.RPB@inspection.gc.ca

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