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OMRI Achieves 3,000 Listed Products

(February 26, 2014) OMRI is pleased to announce that nearly 1,000 companies have chosen to add over 3,000 compliant products to the OMRI Products List© , making it the largest and most frequently used input resource for organic certifiers, growers, l ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 03/04/2014 - 09:46 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Grows with New Staff

(October 24, 2013)  As OMRI continues to grow our service to the organic community, including the new OMRI Canada Review Program, we have been fortunate to retain an incredibly knowledgeable and talented staff. During the summer, OMRI made several ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 02/19/2014 - 15:18 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Adds Anaerobic Digestion Categories

(September 5, 2013) OMRI recently added two new categories for fertilizing products made using anaerobic digestion. Products that use only plant material feedstocks will now be listed as Allowed under a new category on the OMRI Products List© . Produ ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 01/31/2014 - 09:58 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Launches Canada Pilot Program

(June 17,2013) OMRI is pleased to announce the much anticipated launch of the OMRI Canada Pilot Program. Applications for review to Canada Organic Regime (COR) standards are now being accepted, exclusively for products already OMRI Listed® to USDA Natio ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 01/06/2014 - 13:10 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Announces New Staff

(April 9, 2013) OMRI is pleased to welcome several new staff members to help the organization provide a robust and efficient service for the organic community. In order to expand OMRI's resources and provide enhanced support for organic integrity, the o ...

Press Release - tziglinski@omri.org - 01/06/2014 - 13:09 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Welcomes Comments for Upcoming Revisions

(December 13, 2012) In order to continue improving review policies, procedures, and standards, OMRI plans to revise the Policy and Standards Manual © and Generic Materials List ©. OMRI encourages participation by all interested parties in the con ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 09/06/2013 - 08:21 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Updates Generic Materials List

(November 1, 2012) In response to changes from the National Organic Program (NOP), the OMRI Board of Directors recently voted to make several changes to the OMRI Generic Materials List© (GML). The update became effective on October 17, 2012. A PDF r ...

Press Release - nhenderson@omri.org - 09/06/2013 - 08:20 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Announces New Contracts with the USDA

(October 15, 2012) The USDA has contracted with OMRI to complete two critical projects for the organic industry. Once again, OMRI was chosen to produce a list of substances allowed in organic production, this time focusing on livestock materials. The li ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 04/09/2013 - 14:31 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OMRI Introduces New Seal

(October 2, 2012) Robust, efficient, trusted – OMRI (the Organic Material Review Institute) has launched its new seal, with these anchoring principles shaping new directions for the organization and for material review. OMRI, the leading ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 12/28/2012 - 09:37 - 0 comments - 0 groups

NOP Notice Regarding Sodium Nitrate

(September 21, 2012) On October 21, 2012, there will be a change to the status of sodium nitrate used in organic production.  On September 12, 2012, the National Organic Program (NOP) issued a notice to the organic industry regarding the use of s ...

Press Release - amyb@omri.org - 12/28/2012 - 09:37 - 0 comments - 0 groups