Certification Bodies

Organic Crop Improvement Association International

Contract No: 30
Also known as OCIA
Home Country: USA
Address: 1340 N. Cotner Blvd., 68505 Lincoln, NE
Phone: +1 402 477 2323
Fax: +1 402 477 4325
Website: www.ocia.org

Accreditations

COR

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2009
Contract expiry: 1 May 2022

Standards

  • Canada organic Standards
  • CAN-CGSB-32.310-2015
  • CAN-CGSB-32.311-2015

Categories

  • Beekeeping
  • Crop production
  • Food processing
  • Grain production
  • Greenhouse crop production
  • Livestock production
  • Maple syrup production
  • Mushroom production
  • Sprout production
  • Subsequent packaging
  • Wild crops

Countries

  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Taiwan

EU Equivalence

The details shown below are the EU categories and countries recommended by the IOAS for EU recognition. For more detailed information on EU recognised categories and countries please refer to the current regulation (EC) 1235/2008.

Status: Recommended
First recommended in 2012

Standards

  • IACB Equivalent European Union Organic Production and Processing Standard for Third Countries

Categories

  • A: Unprocessed plant products
  • B: Live animals and unprocessed animal products (only beekeeping)
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)

Countries

  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru

ISO17065

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2007
Contract expiry: 28 February 2021

Standards

  • International Accredited Certification Bodies Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries
  • Lineamientos para la Operación Organica de las actividades agropecuarias (Mexican Guidelines for the Operation of Organic agriculture activites)

Categories

  • Crop production
  • Wild crops
  • Live animals or unprocessed animal products (only Beekeeping)
  • Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)
  • Processing
  • Unprocessed plant products
  • Mushrooms
  • Trading
  • Beekeeping

Countries

  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, TE

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

ISO/IEC 17065 & other Assessment and Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

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