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June 21, 2021

El 26 de junio de 2021 entra en vigor un reglamento de importación mexicano que afecta a los productos orgánicos. Este reglamento establece que los…
June 21, 2021

On June 16, 2021, Mexico’s agriculture secretariat (SADER) extended the deadline for its import regulation affecting organic exports to Mexico. View…
April 20, 2021

All imported products have some risk of treatment at U.S. borders and ports. Some imported products are at higher risk of being treated upon entry…
August 4, 2020

The United States and Canada announced the expansion of their organic equivalency arrangements with Japan to include livestock products, effective…
June 29, 2020

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has clarified their import policy for USDA certified organic products traded under the United States-…
June 16, 2020

The United States and Taiwan have signed a new organic equivalence arrangement, effective May 30, 2020. This equivalency allows USDA National Organic…
May 4, 2020

The 2018 Farm Bill called for technological enhancements to improve the ability of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic…
October 23, 2018

Over the last year, CCOF has worked with importers, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), and others to strengthen the integrity of organic…
July 2, 2018

Due to the strict regulations of organic products in Taiwan, National Organic Program (NOP) certified organic exports to Taiwan may be subject to…
May 29, 2018

CCOF-certified importers should be prepared to provide detailed information during inspections to ensure that they meet the expectations of NOP…
June 19, 2017

As part of the ongoing efforts of the European Union (EU) to improve organic integrity, they have implemented a new electronic system for tracking…
May 15, 2017

This notice has been replaced by the policy announced on April 19, 2021. Learn more. On May 11, 2017, CCOF Certification Services notified handlers…