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July 28, 2014
Many CCOF operations submit add acreage information to CCOF immediately prior to harvest or during inspection. It’s never too early to add...
July 14, 2014
One of the key challenges for organic farmers and processors is ensuring that your practices comply with NOP requirements. CCOF understands this...
July 7, 2014
As of July 1, 2014 organic processed products certified in the United States or Korea can now be exported and labeled as organic in either country....
June 26, 2014
Did you know that all certified CCOF operations remain certified until their certification is formally withdrawn, suspended, or revoked? Did you know...
June 2, 2014
Did you know CCOF’s own farmers’ market best practices guidelines are a great resource for addressing labeling, signage, and other practices at...
April 8, 2014
The CCOF materials revolution continued in January 2014 with a bold new offering free for all CCOF-certified members.
January 8, 2014
CCOF has recently improved the MyCCOF: Supplier Management service and expanded our rollout. New improvements:
July 10, 2013
We strive to provide cost-effective certification services that respond to your priorities. Each year, CCOF receives about 11,000 requests for...
April 10, 2013
In the last six months CCOF has been in an ongoing dialogue with the National Organic Program (NOP) and USDA about issues we see in the certification...
April 9, 2013
On January 28, CCOF Certification Services achieved a huge milestone by tripling our front line phone service. As we’ve reported previously and...
January 23, 2013
Have a question about certification? Want to know who to call? Want a dedicated contact at CCOF? We have good news for you.
January 23, 2013
CCOF has produced an Organic Handler Certification Support Packet to help processors and handlers understand certification issues, record keeping,...
October 22, 2012
CCOF now offers extended services to any client who chooses to enroll in the Extended Services Program. We offer a suite of additional services...
July 20, 2012
Did you know that every time you send an update or request to CCOF, we create an inbox item, assign it a due date, and track how quickly it’s...
July 20, 2012
One of the most common sources of frustration for certified operations is being issued Notices of Noncompliance for minor paperwork issues, such as...
July 20, 2012
CCOF is scanning all client files and eliminating our use of paper records. Our client files equate to a length of more than two football fields and...
July 20, 2012
Too often in the certification process we don’t get the opportunity to tell you how much all of us at CCOF appreciate your hard work producing...
May 1, 2012
Improvements for Materials Tracking and Approvals Continue: We have heard loud and clear that one of our clients’ biggest frustrations with the...
May 1, 2012
Please be aware that effective March 5, 2012, CCOF has modified “CCOF Manual One: A Guide to CCOF Certification” to more clearly define “clients” and...
May 1, 2012
CCOF EU Standards and GMA Program Webinar: April 19, 2012. Learn about the new agreement, market opportunities, how to save time and money within the...
May 1, 2012
CCOF now offers elite level services to any client who chooses to enroll in the Elite Service program. We are offering a suite of elite level...
February 15, 2012
More Money Available for Certification Cost Share! CCOF is excited to announce that the 2012 Certification Cost Share Program, which will cover 75...
October 20, 2011
Over the last year, CCOF has created computerized records for all inputs used by our clients. These records allow us to improve organization and...
October 20, 2011
To reduce paperwork, CCOF has modified our Private Label Seal Use approval process. Under our new system, clients will only need to complete the CCOF...
April 20, 2011
In response to client requests for clearer and simpler communication, CCOF has launched new letter formats. These new formats have been tested for...
January 17, 2011
Two new documents have been created to help CCOF clients understand the certification process. What to Expect After Your Inspection: Clarifies the...
January 17, 2011
We are pleased to announce the full client-wide release of CCOF's new online certification management portal, MyCCOF. This additional service is...