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April 10, 2018

Without the additional oversight provided by the certification process, uncertified handlers are a source of potential fraud in the organic supply…
September 5, 2017

This is advance notification of an update that will print in our next magazine. Additionally, an action item will appear for all potentially affected…
October 13, 2014

On April 25, 2014 the National Organic Program released a proposed guidance document regarding Substances Used in Postharvest Handling of Organic…
November 6, 2013

The USDA has published Final Rules that, effective November 3, 2013, update the USDA organic regulations. These three changes are about materials…
December 11, 2012

Earlier this year, the National Organic Program published a final rule renewing over 200 listings on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited…
December 11, 2012

On June 12, 2012, the TTB announced that a copy of the organic certificate is no longer required to accompany any Certificate of Label Approval (…
December 11, 2012

A recently released NOP notice may require you to take action! Please review the labeling changes carefully and contact us at ccof@ccof.org or (831)…
April 26, 2012

Improvements for Materials Tracking and Approvals Continue: We have heard loud and clear that one of our clients’ biggest frustrations with the…