strengthening organic enforcement

SOE Office Hours for Uncertified Operations

The Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) USDA Rule is a significant change for the organic community and CCOF is here to help you through it. The SOE rule touches on many sections of the organic regulations, but one of the most significant and time-sensitive updates requires some previously exempt operations to become fully certified by March 19th, 2024

Processor/Handler Operations – USDA Organic Regulation Changes to Nonretail Labeling, Audit Trail, and Fraud Prevention

We recently contacted all CCOF-certified operations to provide additional information related to Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) rulemaking by the USDA National Organic Program. The information below is a recap of the recent communication from CCOF. We are informing you of these changes to ensure you are aware and can act by March 19, 2024, if needed.