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Rene and Lorraine van Raders rvraders at tpgi.com.au
Sun Jan 18 14:03:05 EST 1998



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> From: BILL DUESING <71042.2023 at compuserve.com>
> To: Rene and Lorraine van Raders <rvraders at tpgi.com.au>
> Subject: organic standards
> Date: Friday, 16 January 1998 5:58
> 
> From: "Rene and Lorraine van Raders" <rvraders at tpgi.com.au>
> To: <71042.2023 at compuserve.com>
>  wrote
> 
> Who can we complain to get this horrific legislation stopped?
> 
> Cheers from Rene van Raders, Australia
> 
> Rene,
> 
> Here is the address for accessing and commenting on the proposed organic
> standards and the address for a discussion list serve.  I hope this is
> useful.  Thanks for your interest.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Bill
> 
> "Re the Organic Standards Proposed Rule.  The full text of the rule will
> be available on the Web at the AMS web site at following URL:
> 
>                 http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop/rule.htm"
> 
> No date is given but: [It was posted Dec. 16 & is downloadable either in
> text or acrobat (.pdf) form.  There are 2 separate files - the one
> publish in the federal register and the complete proposed rule].
> 
> " The proposed rule will be published in the Dec. 16 Federal Register.
> Comments must be received by March 16, 1998.  Interested persons are
> invited to submit written comments to: Eileen S. Stommes, Deputy
> Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA, Room 4007-S, Ag
> Stop 0275, P.O. Box 96456, Washington, DC 20090-6456.  Comments also may
> be sent by FAX to (202) 690-4632 or via the Internet through the
> National Organic Program homepage:
> 
>             http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop".
> 
> If you want to subscribe, send mail to 
> organic-certification at listserv.oit.unc.edu
> 
> with the following request:
> 
> subscribe ORGANIC-CERTIFICATION <Your_e-mail_address> as given in your
> mail program.



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