The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) in collaboration with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will deliver two webinars during the month of June for Canadian exporters and importers of organic products.
Webinar 1 Wednesday June 14, 2-3 pm Eastern time
Organic Product Importers, Exporters and Brokers: Key Regulatory Updates and Requirements
Presenter: Valeriya Staykova, Lead Auditor of Canada Organic Regime
Topics: This presentation will cover the broad regulations and requirements for Canadian imports and exports of organic products. Topics include: new other government department (OGD) codes, equivalency agreements, challenges, and brief updates on various new regulatory requirements.
Webinar 2 Friday June 23 from 2-3pm Eastern time
USDA Cracks Down on Organic Fraud with SOE Rule: What That Means for Canadian Exporters
Presenter: Dr. Jenny Tucker, NOP Administrator. Valeriya Staykova, Lead Auditor of Canada Organic Regime, will address questions related to enforcement in Canada.
Topics: This webinar will address only the requirements for Canadian exports to the US as it relates to the new US Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) Rule.