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June 6, 2019
Jenny Tucker, the deputy administrator of the USDA National Organic Program, released a policy memo on June 3, 2019 regarding land use history...
July 17, 2017
As various states decriminalize or approve both medicinal or recreational cannabis, CCOF Certification Services is frequently asked to help ensure...
June 5, 2017
To ensure consumer confidence in organic livestock production, CCOF Certification Services is working with other certifiers, including Oregon Tilth,...
May 22, 2017
The berry harvest has started in earnest here on the Central Coast, and some distributors and buyers are asking producers for evidence of a third-...
May 15, 2017
Updated August 23, 2017 On May 11, 2017, CCOF Certification Services notified handlers, importers, and others of new requirements for seeking...
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...