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Document Name & Description Operation Types Document Type
COR H5.0 Record Keeping for Handlers

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Describe how you track organic ingredients and finished product. Attach sample records. Update this form if you change record keeping processes.

Processor located in Canada Organic System Plan
COR Handler Application - Product Information

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Describe your organic products and co-packers. Attach labels and co-packer certificates to this form. Update this form when you add a new product.

Processor located in Canada Organic System Plan
COR Handler Application-Nonagricultural Materials

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Describe all nonagricultural materials, including ingredients, processing aids, sanitizers, no rinse detergents/cleaners, and Pest Control materials that are used in organic production. Update either this form or your Organic System Plan Materials List when you would like to use a new material.

Processor located in Canada Organic System Plan
COR Natural Flavour Affidavit

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Give this affidavit to the Flavor Manufacturer so that CCOF can verify that the Natural Flavor you want to use is compliant. To save time, be sure to check with CCOF before submitting this information to see if we have review the Natural Flavor before!

Processor located in Canada Form
COR Nonorganic Processing Material Affidavit

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Give this affidavit to the manufacturer of any nonorganic material you would like to use (ingredients, processing aids, additives, etc.) so that CCOF can verify that the material you want to use is compliant. To save time, be sure to check with CCOF before submitting this information to see if we have to review the material before!

Processor located in Canada Form
COR Storage Facility Affidavit

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. If you use uncertified off-site facilities to store organic ingredients or products in unsealed or permeable packaging, ask the storage facility to complete this affidavit to verify organic handling practices so that CCOF can waive the requirement of an annual inspection. Submit one form for each facility and request an updated affidavit annually.

Processor located in Canada Form
Dairy Complaint Form

This complaint form may be used to file a complaint or submit an allegation against a CCOF member for violations of USDA/NOP and or CCOF Global Market Access program standards. If you feel that you have witnessed, or have evidence that a CCOF client is engaged in the application of a prohibited material, misleading or fraudulent labeling, commingling of conventional and organic product, or other violations of the standards, please fill out this form.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Form
Develop Compliant Organic Labels

Helpful tips on developing compliant organic labels.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
Document Release Form

Release for information about your operation.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Dry Matter Intake from Pasture

Use this worksheet throughout the grazing season to document the Dry Matter Intake (DMI) in each ration fed to each class of animal. Complete a new worksheet any time the ration for a class of animals changes.

Grower, Livestock producer Form, Template or worksheet
EU Export Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to an EU member state, complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org.

For operations shipping from the United States, enrollment in CCOF's Global Market Access Program for US/EU Equivalency is required. For operations shipping from Mexico, enrollment in CCOF's International Standard Program is required.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
EU Organic Regulations and Logo Use

Background, Assessment, and Interpretation of (EC) 834/2007, as well as frequently asked questions and instructions for use of the EU organic logo.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Helpful documents or flyer
External Client Inquiry

Please use this form to request information regarding CCOF operations in the context of inspections, investigations, or other activities related to organic compliance.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Form
Facility or Address Change Form

Used by CCOF clients to notify us of moves or other changes to processing or handling facilities.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Farm Organic Certification Application

Organic certification application for farms/growers who produce organic products, including greenhouse operations, transplant producers, and other types of crop production.

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Grower, I am not an organic operation Application Packet, Organic System Plan

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