Certification News by inspection

January 15, 2016
We’ve removed the requirement for a signature on our Inspection Exit Interview Forms. The use of a signature was developed by CCOF, outside of the...
January 15, 2016
Updated: April 11, 2016 Field evaluations are required by the National Organic Program (NOP) for all certifiers. As a result, CCOF implemented a...
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Did you know that all certified CCOF operations remain certified until their certification is formally withdrawn, suspended, or revoked?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...
October 18, 2013
We have made some substantial changes to our Certification Services Program Manual. These changes affect all CCOF clients, and you will be asked on...
October 18, 2013
For most operations, your onsite CCOF inspection is one day out of the year. We know that this day can be stressful and takes your focus away from...
January 23, 2013
Recently, the NOP issued final rules and instructions to certifiers that provide important improvements to certification and require certifiers to...
July 20, 2012
One of the most common sources of frustration for certified operations is being issued Notices of Noncompliance for minor paperwork issues, such as...
July 20, 2012
CCOF is scanning all client files and eliminating our use of paper records. Our client files equate to a length of more than two football fields and...
January 17, 2011
Two new documents have been created to help CCOF clients understand the certification process. What to Expect After Your Inspection: Clarifies the...