USDA Recognition of a Foreign Government’s Conformity Assessment Program as Authorized under 7 C.F.R. §205.500(c)(1)
The Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has determined the following foreign government conformity assessment program sufficient to ensure conformity to the technical standards of USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP). This determination allows the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries through its inspection authorities, The Danish Plant Directorate and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, to apply the NOP technical standards to certify operations that produce or handle agricultural products that will be sold, labeled or represented as organic in the United States. Production or handling operations certified by these organizations under this determination may only use the USDA organic seal on their products when those products have been produced and handled in accordance to the NOP regulations.
Effective Date of Recognition: March 10, 2003