Certification News by materials and inputs

August 22, 2016
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the actions it is taking to address a recent federal court ruling that invalidated the...
April 6, 2016
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) OIM program is a registration and approval program that requires fertilizers and other soil...
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...
April 21, 2015
To save you time and money, your Materials List in MyCCOF is now grouped by type of material, instead of only being grouped by scope. This means that...
February 9, 2015
Your Materials List is now grouped by type of material, instead of only being grouped by scope. For example, all fertilizers will be in one section,...
June 2, 2014
On April 25, 2014 the National Organic Program released a proposed guidance document regarding Substances Used in Postharvest Handling of Organic...
April 8, 2014
The CCOF materials revolution continued in January 2014 with a bold new offering free for all CCOF-certified members.
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
Over the last year, CCOF has created computerized records for all inputs used by our clients. These records allow us to improve organization and...
July 25, 2011
The National Organic Program (NOP) recently announced an important clarification to the use of chlorine in organic production systems. This may...