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August 4, 2020

The United States and Canada announced the expansion of their organic equivalency arrangements with Japan to include livestock products, effective…
April 22, 2019

Dear CCOF Member, Transparency. Respect. The democratic process. We read these values out loud at every CCOF governance meeting, staff meeting,…
July 2, 2018

To support organic integrity and ensure compliance with the National Organic Standards pasture rule for ruminant animals, CCOF is introducing a new…
May 15, 2017

To all CCOF-certified dairy producers,   We appreciate the incredibly hard work and dedication it takes to operate an organic dairy.    Many of…
July 17, 2015

On January 22, 2014, the National Organic Program (NOP) published guidance 5031 “Certification Requirements for Handling Unpackaged Organic Products…
May 13, 2015

Effective June 1, 2015, CCOF will require that orchards and other crops no longer utilize intensive grazing within 90 days of harvest of a crop where…
July 14, 2014

Deciding what materials are allowed and not allowed, and what restrictions might apply can be a difficult and daunting task. CCOF understands this,…
January 22, 2014

We at CCOF are concerned about the potential effects of the current severe drought on organic livestock operations in California and elsewhere. To…
December 11, 2012

Drought conditions across the United States have had serious impacts on organic livestock producers, both in terms of the ability to graze on…
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…
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…