Certification News by compliance

January 23, 2017
Organic import (export) certificates are often required to accompany shipments of organic products to and from nations where the United States...
January 23, 2017
Los certificados de importación son un requisito común cuando el Programa Nacional Orgánico (NOP) del USDA tiene un acuerdo de equivalencia de...
October 5, 2016
Operations are not always aware of their options and responsibilities when they suspect that contamination or commingling may have occurred at their...
July 11, 2016
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January 15, 2016
On September 11, 2015 the USDA National Organic Program released a Policy Memo updating the status of electrolyzed water under the USDA NOP...
October 1, 2015
Farmers, do you send your fruit or other products to coolers or storage where it may be treated with an allowed material such as CO2 (marketed as...
July 17, 2015
On January 22, 2014, the National Organic Program (NOP) published guidance 5031 “Certification Requirements for Handling Unpackaged Organic Products...
July 17, 2015
Operations are required to update their Organic System Plan (OSP) regarding changes that can affect their compliance, such as new land managed by the...
May 13, 2015
Effective June 1, 2015, CCOF will require that orchards and other crops no longer utilize intensive grazing within 90 days of harvest of a crop where...