The United States has a recognition agreement with Israel. Recognition agreements allow a foreign government to accredit certifying agents in that country to the USDA organic standards. These foreign certifying agents are authorized to certify organic farms and processing facilities, ensuring that USDA organic products meet or exceed all USDA organic standards. These products can then imported for sale in the United States.
Scope. This agreement covers all USDA organic products produced in Israel and certified by a Israeli-accredited certifying agent.
Production Requirements. USDA organic regulations
Documentation. Standard United States import documentation
. Products produced under the agreement must meet all USDA organic labeling requirements. USDA Organic Seal
Plant Protection and Inspection Services
Administration for Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies of Agricultural Produce
Contact: Mrs. Miriam Freund, Director
Phone: 972-3-9681500 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Certifying Agents Through Recognition Agreement
Secal Israel Inspection and Certification
P.O. Box 5027 Kiryat Bialik
Contact: Udi Gabai
Institute of Quality and Control (IQC) Ltd.
6 Ravnitzky St., Shoham House, I.Z. Segula
Contact: Rafi Gamson