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Suspension of ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation of OMIC May 2018

Published 22 May, 2018

On May 22, 2018 the IOAS took the decision to suspend ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation of Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co. Ltd of Japan. OMIC have been invited to take corrective actions to resolve the issues that caused this action. Whilst suspended, OMIC operators in possession of a valid certificate under the scheme on May 22, 2018 […]

Oregon Tilth completes its voluntarily withdrawal from the IOAS EU recognition programme

Published 22 May, 2018

Oregon Tilth Inc. (Tilth Otco) of USA has now completed its voluntarily withdrawal from the ISO 17065 IACB Standard and LPO scopes and EU recognition programmes provided by the IOAS. Oregon tilth have transferred these accreditations to another authority. The IOAS continues to provide accreditation to Oregon Tilth for the GOTS programme and ISO17065 scope ANSI/NSF […]

KONKUK voluntarily withdraws from the IFOAM recognition programme May 2018

Published 10 May, 2018

Konkuk University Industrial Cooperation  of South Korea (known as KONKUK) has voluntarily withdrawn from the IFOAM recognition programme provided by the IOAS as of May 9th 2018. Any operations, certification bodies and authorities that relied on this accreditation are asked to take note.

Oregon Tilth voluntarily withdraws from the IOAS COR recognition programme April 2018 with further amendments anticipated.

Published 30 April, 2018

Oregon Tilth Inc. (Tilth Otco) of USA has voluntarily withdrawn from the COR recognition programme provided by the IOAS as of April 11th 2018. Voluntary withdrawal from the IOAS run ISO 17065 IACB Standard and LPO scopes and EU recognition programmes are also anticipated to take place in May 2018. After this date the IOAS will […]