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November 2016 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

Animal Welfare Approved (AWA) October 31st- November 3rd, Canada. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Organic Agriculture Certification Thailand (ACT) October 31st- November 5th, Thailand. Scheme: ISO17065, EU, IFOAM, Canada.

Ekologic Tarim Urunleri Kontrol Sertifika SAN. VE TIC. LTD. (EKOTAR) November 17-19th, Turkey. Scheme ISO17065, EU & GOTS.

Ekolojik Tarim Kontrol Organizasyonu Ltd. Sti (ETKO) November 21st -23rd, Turkey. Scheme: GOTS, TE and COSMOS

Organic Crop Improvement Association International (OCIA) November 28-29th, USA. Scheme: COR.
The IOAS publicise these assessment and surveillance site visits to increase accreditation transparency.
If you would like to comment on the performance of these CBs on issues relevant to their application, please contact the IOAS at

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU


GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic & Natural Cosmetics


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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