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September 28, 2020

The USDA recently announced the launch of a hub designed to assist local and regional food producers as USDA and its partners develop, share, and…
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…
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

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 28, 2020

Organic certification and food safety certification are part of the critical infrastructure of food and agriculture, an essential service.…
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…
April 7, 2020

The Accredited Certifiers Association (ACA) and the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) are collaborating to develop an industry-wide…
March 24, 2020

Effective today, all CCOF organic inspections occurring in the United States are postponed with the exception of those necessary for new…
March 24, 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 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…