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CCOF International Program

Some quick tips and information about our International Program, including the Global Market Access Program, and the International Standards Program.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
CCOF Payment Plan

Use to set up a payment plan for CCOF fees.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Certification Tips for Growers and Handlers

Helpful tips for growers and handlers starting out in organic certification.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Processor located in Canada Helpful documents or flyer
Certification Tips for Livestock Operations

Helpful tips for livestock operations starting out in organic certification.

Grower, Livestock producer, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
Client Compliance Agreement

CCOF clients may use this form to indicate agreement to comply with the requirements for organic certification.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Form
Co-Packer Application

List the private label products you process for non-CCOF certified brand owners. Attach certified private label owner certificates to this form. Complete one form for each different non-CCOF certified brand owner you process for.

En Español

Processor or Handler, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Organic System Plan
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
COR Compliance Program Manual

For the Certification of Operations Located in Canada to the Canadian Organic Regime (COR). This manual describes the Canadian Organic Regime (COR) standards. Only operations located in Canada can apply for COR certification.

Processor located in Canada, I am not an organic operation Manual or Standard
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 Cover Sheet

Once you know you will be shipping to an EU member state, complete your export certificate request through TRACES and email your cover sheet with shipping instructions to export@ccof.org.

Operations shipping to the EU are required to enroll in one of CCOF's international programs: 

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

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