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Accreditation reapplication accepted for TILTH OTCO

Published 20 December, 2016

  Oregon Tilth, Inc. of USA (known as TILTH OTCO) is currently undergoing IOAS reassessment for the following schemes: ISO/IEC 17065, Canadian Organic Regime (COR), GOTS and EU recognition. 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 […]

CFIA make regulatory amendments related to food labelling

Published 15 December, 2016

Regulatory amendments are related to nutrition labelling, list of ingredients and food colours. Beginning December 14, 2016, industry will have five years to adopt the new requirements. Amendments dealing with food colour specifications and the removal of synthetic colour certification requirements come into effect immediately. For more detail please visit the CFIA website page.

New application and reapplication acceptance for IOAS accreditation for ETKO.

Published 5 December, 2016

Etko Ekolojik Tarim Kontrol Organizasyonu Ltd. of Turkey (known as ETKO) is currently undergoing IOAS new assessment and reassessment for the following schemes: ISO/IEC 17065, Canadian Organic Regime (COR), COSMOS, GOTS,TE and EU recognition. The IOAS publicise these applications and reapplications to increase accreditation transparency. If you would like to comment on the performance of […]

IFOAM release final version of “Organic 3.0 for Truly Sustainable Farming and Consumption”

Published 30 November, 2016

This ground-breaking document is about bringing organic out of its current niche into the mainstream and positioning organic systems as part of the multiple solutions needed to solve the tremendous challenges faced by our planet and our species. Following the first version release, IFOAM – Organics International welcomed feedback from stakeholders all over the world […]