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New accreditation application accepted for Social Certification Services Pvt. Ltd.

Published 3 January, 2018

Social Certification Services Pvt. Ltd. (Social CS) of India has recently applied to the IOAS for accreditation under the ISO17065 and IFOAM recognition schemes and had their application accepted. They will now begin the assessment process. The IOAS publicise these applications to increase accreditation transparency. If you would like to comment on the performance of […]

PT Biocert Indonesia successfully achieves EU recognition Dec 2017

Published 3 January, 2018

The IOAS congratulate PT Biocert Indonesia for their hard work and success in achieving EU recognition with the IOAS. On Dec 14th 2017 they were included in the list in Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 and the Commission concluded that it is justified to recognise BIOCert Indonesia for product categories A and D […]

European Commission confirms reinstatement of Bolicert Dec 2017

Published 3 January, 2018

On December 14th 2017 based on the information received and satisfactory information on corrective actions, the Commission has concluded that it is justified to recognise Bolicert Ltd of Bolivia for product categories A and D and to be reinstated on the list in Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008. The IOAS congratulate Bolicert for […]

Indian Food Security Authority releases unified regulation on organic foods

Published 2 January, 2018

The Indian Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations 2017, the ‘Jaivik Bharat’ Logo (a common logo for “Organic Foods”) and the “Indian Organic Integrity Database Portal” were announced during the 19th Organic World Congress by the Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh.   Indian Organic Integrity Database Portal A regulatory […]