IOIA provides comments to the National Organic Standards Board on a regular basis and has also commented to the National Organic Program on issues involving inspectors.
Fall 2023 Comments to NOSB: Residue Testing in a Global Supply Chain (9/28/2023)Fall 2023 Comments to NOSB: Inert Ingredients in Pesticide Product (9/28/2023)
IOIA Asia Pacific Committee on Chemical Residue in Certified Organic Farming - June 2023
The US Farm Bill 2023
Accreditation & Certification Subcommittee (CACS) Discussion Document “Oversight Improvements to Deter Fraud: Consistent Location Identification” (April 5, 2023)
Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards - comments to the NOP (11/11/2022)
DEI Resources for Organic Professionals - report (9/30/2022)
Lessons learned, tools, and recommendations for organic professionals, organic organizations, and the organic program are gathered into this final report on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Fall 2022 NOSB comments
Inspector Retention Working Group Final Report (9/23/2022)
Spring 2022 NOP Comments (3/30/2022)
Spring 2022 NOSB Recommendations (3/30/2022)
Fall 2021 NOSB Comment (9/30/2021)
IOIA on Human Capital (4/1/2021)
IOIA on Strengthening Organic Enforcement (10/5/2020)
ACA Guidance on Inspector Qualifications with IOIA Evaluation Checklist (2/2018)
IOIA engaged with ACA on the working group that developed this document.