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IOAS becomes an IAF Accreditation member

Published 4 July, 2017

The IOAS is proud to announce that it has become an IAF Accreditation member. The  International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, services, personnel and other similar programmes of conformity assessment. Its primary function is […]

Informal agreement reached on reform of EU organic food rules

Published 29 June, 2017

New EU rules to encourage more farmers grow organic, tighten controls and boost consumer trust in organic food were informally agreed on Wednesday by Parliament′s and Council′s negotiators. The text agreed by MEPs, the Maltese Presidency in the Council and the Commission will still need to be endorsed by the Agriculture committee, the full Parliament […]

New accreditation application accepted for Food Safety S.A.

Published 28 June, 2017

Food Safety S.A. (FS) of Argentina has recently reapplied to the IOAS for accreditation under the ISO/IEC 17065 and EU recognition scheme. The IOAS publicise these applications to increase accreditation transparency. If you would like to comment on the performance of this CB on issues relevant to their application, please contact the IOAS at info@ioas.org.

IOAS reapplication for accreditation accepted for LETIS June 2017

Published 26 June, 2017

LETIS S.A. of Argentina is currently undergoing IOAS reassessment for COR, GOTS, TE, IFOAM, ISO17065 and EU accreditation. The IOAS publicise these applications to increase accreditation transparency. If you would like to comment on the performance of this CB on issues relevant to their application, please contact the IOAS at info@ioas.org.