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VOCA ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation and EU recommendation suspended by the IOAS 13th November 2020

On 13th November 2020 the IOAS took the decision to suspend Vedic Organic Certification Agency (known as VOCA) of India ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation and EU recommendation for accreditation.

VOCA has been invited to take corrective actions to enable IOAS to lift the suspension. Whilst the suspension is in effect VOCA is not permitted to accept new applications or extend the scope of certificates but is required to maintain surveillance on existing certificate holders.

Any operations, certification bodies and authorities that relied on these accreditations are asked to take note.

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU


GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic & Natural Cosmetics


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

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