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Today's News: 2009  
September 10 2009

 
NOSB Site Update: The November 2009 Meeting Agenda has been posted.

 

 

 
August 20, 2009

 
NOP 7020: Accrediting Certifying Agents Approved to Issue TM-11 Export Certificates (PDF) has been updated to include Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) an accredited certifying agent from Boise, Idaho. This approval allows ISDA to issue TM-11 Export Certificates currently for the countries of Japan and Taiwan.

 

 
August 18, 2009

 
NOP has made additions to the accreditation renewal decisions on a first round of certifying agents. Follow this link for talking points and a table of the renewal status of all ACAs (PDF).

 
The following ACAs have been updated:
  • Baystate Organic Certifiers

 

 
August 6, 2009

 
NOP has made additions to the accreditation renewal decisions on a first round of certifying agents. Follow this link for talking points and a table of the renewal status of all ACAs (PDF).

 
The following ACAs have been updated:
  • NASAA Certified Organic

 

 
July 28, 2009

 
NOP has made additions to the accreditation renewal decisions on a first round of certifying agents. Follow this link for talking points and a table of the renewal status of all ACAs (PDF).

 
The following ACAs have been updated:
  • Istituto Mediterraneo Di Certificazione

 

 
July 27, 2009

 

 

 

 

 
July 24, 2009

 
NOP posts draft guidance document on the certification of soap products for public.

 

 
NOP has made additions to the accreditation renewal decisions on a first round of certifying agents. Follow this link for talking points and a table of the renewal status of all ACAs (PDF).

 
The following ACAs have been updated:
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture

 

 
July 23, 2009

 
NOP has added the following to the U.S. – Canada Determination of Equivalency page:

 

 

 
July 20, 2009

 
“NOP 7020: Accrediting Certifying Agents Approved to Issue TM-11 Export Certificates” has been updated to include Agricultural Services Certified Organic (ASCO) an accredited certifying agent from Salinas, California. This approval allows ASCO to issue TM-11 Export Certificates currently for the countries of Japan and Taiwan.

 

 
July 8, 2009

 
NOP has made additions to the accreditation renewal decisions on a first round of certifying agents. Follow this link for talking points and a table of the renewal status of all ACAs (PDF).

 
The following ACAs have been updated:
  • OneCert

 
Ecoglobe, LLC from Armenia has been added as a USDA Accredited Certifying Agent.

 

 

 
July 6, 2009

 
NOP has made additions to the accreditation renewal decisions on a first round of certifying agents. Follow this link for talking points and a table of the renewal status of all ACAs (PDF).

 
The following ACAs have been updated:
  • Austria Bio Garantie
  • QMI-SAI Global

 

 
July 1, 2009

 
NOP has added a U.S. – Canada Determination of Equivalency page. New items included on this page are:

 

 

 
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