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Document Name & Description Operation Types Document Type
L8.0 Livestock Product Handling

On-site facilities used for handling organic products are described here, including sanitation practices and pest control practices. For facilities used in the production of multi-ingredient products see Form H1.0.

Livestock producer Organic System Plan
L9.0 Record Keeping

Indicate the types of records and documents you maintain.

Livestock producer Organic System Plan
Land History and Pesticide Use Report (PUR) Verification Request

Submit to California counties for assistance with verifying land use history and performing PUR records searches.

This template is available for download as a PDF, Microsoft Word document, or Google Template (Google email account is required). See links below. 

Grower, Livestock producer Helpful documents or flyer, Template or worksheet
Livestock Application - Materials

List all materials used by your operation, including pest control materials, sanitizers, health care materials, and feed supplements/additives.

Livestock producer Organic System Plan
Livestock Application – Animal Information

Provide this form with your initial CCOF application in order to describe the animals you wish to certify.

Livestock producer Organic System Plan
Livestock Offsite Location Affidavit

Use to verify organic livestock handling practices at offsite grazing locations. Complete this form to add a certified organic offsite grazing location to an Organic System Plan.

Grower, Livestock producer Form, Organic System Plan
Livestock Organic Certification Application

Organic certification application for operations that raise animals such as poultry, dairy, beef, and sheep etc. This application includes crop production sections for pasture and range land.

Livestock producer, I am not an organic operation Application Packet, Organic System Plan
Mexico Compliance Program Application

Enroll in the Mexico Compliance Program if your operation is located in Mexico or exports organic products to Mexico.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, I am not an organic operation Organic System Plan
Mexico Compliance Program Manual

This manual describes the standards that apply to operations joining CCOF’s Mexico Compliance Program. The program is for operations in Mexico and exporting organic products to Mexico.

En Español

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 Manual or Standard
MyCCOF and Supplier Management User Guides

User guides for MyCCOF: Online Certification Tool, and Supplier Management

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, Instructions
MyCCOF Online Certification Management

MyCCOF provides the online tools that make certification simpler for you. Use MyCCOF to easily manage certification, track suppliers, and search and add materials for use in organic production.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler Helpful documents or flyer
Natural Flavor Affidavit

Use this affidavit for any nonorganic flavor you would like to use in your certified organic products. Please forward this affidavit to your flavor manufacturer as they must fill out and sign the form.

Processor or Handler, Processor located in Canada Form
Nonorganic Processing Material Affidavit

Used by CCOF clients and manufacturers to document GMO, irradiation, and sewage sludge compliance for nonorganic materials (ingredients, processing aids, additives, etc.)

Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant Form
NOP 4009 Instruction and Q&A: Who Needs to be Certified?

This instruction clarifies the certification requirements for operations that produce or handle agricultural products to be sold, labeled or represented as organic. Both the instructions document and official Q&A are included.

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 Instructions
NOP Import Certificate Request Packet

Once you know you will be shipping to the U.S., complete these fillable PDF forms and send the entire PDF packet to export@ccof.org

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form

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