National Organic Standards Board

Business / Agriculture / National Organic Standards Board: A board established by Title 21 of the FACT Act of 1990 to develop national standards for practices and substances to be used in implementing a National Organic Program. Producers meeting these standards can sell their products as 'USDA Certified Organic.' As of mid-1999 the standards had not been finalized.

Other Words for Board

Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber
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Other Words for National

National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
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Other Words for Organic

Organic Adjective Synonyms: organized, systematic, coherent, coordinated, integrated, structured, methodical, orderly, consistent
Organic Noun Synonyms: living, natural, biological, biotic, animate, breathing
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National Insurance

Business / Debt / National Insurance: A form of taxation, payable by employees, employers and the self employed, which is notionally to fund state benefits including pensions, sickness, unemployment and maternity. It is part of the state' MORE

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Health / Massage / National Institutes of Health (NIH): The NIH is an important U.S. health agency. It is devoted to medical research. Administratively under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the NIH consists of 20-some separate Institutes MORE

National Hurricane Center (NHC)

Science / Weather / National Hurricane Center (NHC): A branch of the Tropical Prediction Center, it is the office of the National Weather Service that is responsible for tracking and forecasting tropical cyclones over the North Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf MORE

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