SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking nominations to fill eight vacancies on the California Organic Products Advisory Committee. Appointments will be; two producer representatives, one alternate producer representative, one wholesale distributor representative, two processor representatives, one alternate processor representative, and one consumer representative.
The California Organic Products Act of 2003 established the 15-member committee to advise CDFA Secretary William (Bill) J. Lyons, Jr. on current issues related to organic food production. “This is a good opportunity for consumers and the retail sector to play an important role in the development of this industry,” said Secretary Lyons.
The Department invites written nominations for possible appointment to the committee. Nominations should include the nominee’s name, address, telephone number, and a brief statement outlining credentials and experience.
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