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June 16, 2020
The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released...
June 8, 2020
Organic certification is part of the critical infrastructure of food and agriculture, an essential service. During a public health pandemic with...
June 3, 2020
The FDA has announced some temporary flexibility in labeling requirements due to shortages of ingredients in the supply chain. CCOF may also allow...
June 2, 2020
To continue to certify clients to the organic standards, CCOF is proceeding with organic inspections with modifications to protect the safety of our...
June 2, 2020
As we have adjusted to our new work environment, we are happy to announce that we are able to accept 2-day Rush Review requests. If you need an...
May 4, 2020
We know that this is a challenging time for everyone, especially businesses and food producers. Contact your Certification Service Specialist or...
April 28, 2020
Organic certification and food safety certification are part of the critical infrastructure of food and agriculture, an essential service....
April 28, 2020
In CCOF's recent blog post, “We are Essential: Pivoting to Stay Afloat,” Jamie Collins, of Serendipity Farms described a number of innovative ways...
April 7, 2020
The Accredited Certifiers Association (ACA) and the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) are collaborating to develop an industry-wide...
April 7, 2020
For these and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcements and guidance for food producers, please visit the FDA’s webpage on Food Safety...
March 23, 2020
Review our FAQ on cleaners and sanitizers and the EPA list and search for materials on MyCCOF Materials Search. If you find the material you would...
March 23, 2020
Effective today, all CCOF organic inspections occurring in the United States are postponed with the exception of those necessary for new...
March 12, 2020
Read the most recent update from March 23, 2020. We are actively monitoring developments with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pivoting as...