The onsite inspection is an integral part of organic certification. The inspector bills CCOF for the time and expenses of each inspection and CCOF in turn bills the inspected party. The costs of inspections vary widely. Usually, the major cost factor is the scope and complexity of an operation. Other factors may include the producer's knowledge of applicable organic standards, previous issues... Read more
Once updates have been submitted it take an average of 7 days for CCOF to review the following highly time sensitive items:New crop input materials (i.e. pest control, fertilizer, soil amendment, etc.) Updated labels for existing products Adding additional acreages (subsequent inspection required)
Once updates have been submitted it take an average of 21 days for CCOF to review and... Read more
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