Certification News by CCOF

November 5, 2018
Tarifa Anual de Certificación Para satisfacer las necesidades de servicio y mantenerse al día con los costos crecientes, estamos haciendo ajustes...
November 5, 2018
Annual Certification Fees To meet service needs and keep up with rising costs, we are making minor adjustments to the annual certification fees....
October 23, 2018
In June we learned that Stellar Certification Services—the organic certification arm of the Biodynamic certifier, Demeter USA—would surrender its...
July 16, 2018
The National Organic Certification Cost Share Program is now open for 2018 applications!  
April 10, 2018
CCOF recognizes and thanks Dr. Joseph Montecalvo upon his retirement from 24 years of organic inspections. A professor of food science at California...
January 18, 2018
We are pleased to see CCOF-certified members working together and producing excellent organic products. We are pleased to announce that, in the last...
October 30, 2017
Fees to add acreage or locations to your business have gone up to reflect the staffing that these additions require, and will ensure CCOF is able to...
October 8, 2017
Effective July 2017, the CCOF Certification Services Program Manual and annual renewal contract has been updated to include the following:
August 14, 2017
Reminder: CCOF will be performing server maintenance this week on MyCCOF beginning Friday, August 18 at 5:00 p.m. PDT. Estimated completion time is...
August 7, 2017
Effective August 9, 2017, the fee for adding a new product or service will increase to $75 per item. The fee for use of CCOF’s name and seal on a non...
July 26, 2017
CCOF provides individualized training on how to maintain your Organic System Plan in our systems!
May 15, 2017
Updated August 23, 2017 On May 11, 2017, CCOF Certification Services notified handlers, importers, and others of new requirements for seeking...
January 17, 2017
CCOF Certification Services is looking forward to an exciting year in 2017. It is an honor to work with so many great farmers, processors, retailers...
October 5, 2016
Every year, certified operations are required to submit an annual certification renewal contract and pay certification fees for the next year. In...
October 5, 2016
CCOF Certification Services is delighted to announce that former employee April Crittenden will return to CCOF as our new director of farm programs...
January 15, 2016
Our staff are always excited to see our certified members at the various trade shows and conferences we attend each year. Meeting up at events can be...
January 15, 2016
CCOF Certification Services has been working hard throughout 2015 to evolve our systems. We’re excited to announce the planned launch of a variety of...
October 1, 2015
Organic agriculture and processing has continued to grow rapidly throughout 2015, resulting in record-breaking numbers of new operations and new...
July 17, 2015
We are very pleased to announce that CCOF has significantly upgraded our phone system to better serve you. As a result, all CCOF extensions have...
May 13, 2015
CCOF is proud to welcome our newest Associate Inspection Supervisor Jamie Carr to the team! Jamie Carr has worked with CCOF for several years as an...
May 13, 2015
Did you know that in addition to regional staff located throughout California, CCOF has representatives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Ashville, North...
June 26, 2014
As described in our blog post “CCOF Focused on Moving Organic Forward”, CCOF will be expanding GMO testing within the Periodic Residue Testing...
June 26, 2014
Did you know that all certified CCOF operations remain certified until their certification is formally withdrawn, suspended, or revoked? Did you know...
June 26, 2014
CCOF has recently revised important sections of the CCOF Certification Program Manual. These changes include the following:
January 23, 2013
In an effort to improve our materials we have revised all CCOF program and standards manuals. In particular, all clients are strongly encouraged to...
October 22, 2012
Every year, you are required to submit the annual Continuation of Certification contract and pay your certification fee. In mid-November, we...