Certification News by general organic

November 4, 2019
The National Organic Program (NOP) section 205.204 requires that producers search for organic strawberry planting stock (i.e., crowns, plugs, etc.)...
October 21, 2019
Every year, certified operations are required to submit an annual certification renewal contract and pay certification fees for the next year.
October 21, 2019
Dear CCOF members, I hope you enjoyed reading about a few members of our incredible team here at CCOF in the fall issue of Certified Organic as much...
October 21, 2019
Get yourself or your staff up to speed on maintaining your Organic System Plan (OSP) as quickly as possible with CCOF’s OSP Walk-Through Service....
September 3, 2019
Your CCOF organic certificate client profile will now list all facility locations that we inspect as part of your organic certification. For any...
July 8, 2019
To ensure continued consumer trust in the integrity of the organic label, CCOF constantly looks for ways to address fraud. One method we began in...
May 28, 2019
MyCCOF Action Item Tracker has been updated to improve your experience in the tool.
February 25, 2019
Hemp has a long history of use in the United States and around the world. However, it has been illegal to grow in the United States for decades...
August 6, 2018
Many areas of Colorado are facing extreme drought conditions, leading to adverse impacts on the ability to graze livestock. In response to a request...
May 14, 2018
Has CCOF asked you for information recently? You can save time by responding directly to our request via the MyCCOF tool Action Item Tracker! Read...
October 30, 2017
Fees to add acreage or locations to your business have gone up to reflect the staffing that these additions require, and will ensure CCOF is able to...
July 17, 2017
CCOF must periodically review materials to ensure that they have not changed formulation and continue to be appropriate for use in organic production...
July 10, 2017
Costco Wholesale has released their updated Produce Food Safety Audit Expectations, and there are changes that will affect the CCOF-certified members...
June 5, 2017
To ensure consumer confidence in organic livestock production, CCOF Certification Services is working with other certifiers, including Oregon Tilth,...