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Organic Crop Improvement Association International

Also known as OCIA
Contract No 30

Contact

1340 N. Cotner Blvd.
68505 Lincoln, NE

Phone: +1 402 477 2323
Fax: +1 402 477 4325
Email: info@foobarocia.org
www.ocia.org


Schemes

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2009
Contract expiration: 10 May 2017

Standards:

Canada organic Standards CAN/CGSB-32.310-2006
CAN/CGSB-32.311-2006

Categories:
Beekeeping, Brokerage, Crop production, Food processing, Grain production, Greenhouse crop production, Livestock production, Maple products, Mushrooms, Sprout production, Subsequent packaging, Wild crops
Countries:
Canada, Japan, Taiwan

(Recommended)

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.

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

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2007
Contract expiration: 9 Feb 2016

Standards:

OCIA International Standards; Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries; Lineamientos para la OperaciĆ³n Organica de las actividades agropecuarias (Mexican Guidelines for the Operation of Organic agriculture activites).

Categories:
Beekeeping, Crop production and wild crops, Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine), Processing, Unprocessed plant Products (including wild harvest and producer groups)
Countries:
El Salvador, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru