Certification News by import and export

August 4, 2020
The United States and Canada announced the expansion of their organic equivalency arrangements with Japan to include livestock products, effective...
June 29, 2020
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has clarified their import policy for USDA certified organic products traded under the United States-...
June 16, 2020
The United States and Taiwan have signed a new organic equivalence arrangement, effective May 30, 2020. This equivalency allows USDA National Organic...
May 4, 2020
The 2018 Farm Bill called for technological enhancements to improve the ability of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic...
October 23, 2018
Over the last year, CCOF has worked with importers, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), and others to strengthen the integrity of organic...
July 2, 2018
Due to the strict regulations of organic products in Taiwan, National Organic Program (NOP) certified organic exports to Taiwan may be subject to...
May 29, 2018
CCOF-certified importers should be prepared to provide detailed information during inspections to ensure that they meet the expectations of NOP...
June 19, 2017
As part of the ongoing efforts of the European Union (EU) to improve organic integrity, they have implemented a new electronic system for tracking...
May 15, 2017
Updated August 23, 2017 On May 11, 2017, CCOF Certification Services notified handlers, importers, and others of new requirements for seeking...