Certification News by handler

November 6, 2013
The USDA has published Final Rules that, effective November 3, 2013, update the USDA organic regulations. These three changes are about materials...
January 23, 2013
Have a question about certification? Want to know who to call? Want a dedicated contact at CCOF? We have good news for you.
January 23, 2013
In October 2012 CCOF notified clients that all package labels for organic products must state "Certified Organic by CCOF" BELOW the name and contact...
January 23, 2013
CCOF has produced an Organic Handler Certification Support Packet to help processors and handlers understand certification issues, record keeping,...
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 will...
October 22, 2012
A recently released NOP notice may require you to take action! Please review the labeling changes carefully and contact us at ccof@ccof.org or (831...
May 1, 2012
Improvements for Materials Tracking and Approvals Continue: We have heard loud and clear that one of our clients’ biggest frustrations with the...
October 20, 2011
To reduce paperwork, CCOF has modified our Private Label Seal Use approval process. Under our new system, clients will only need to complete the...