The United States (U.S.) has an equivalence arrangement with Canada. This means that as long as the terms of the arrangement are met, organic operations certified to the USDA organic or Canada Organic Regime standards may be labeled and sold as organic in both countries. Equivalency FAQs (pdf)
Certifying Agents Accredited by:
Agricultural products produced with the use of sodium nitrate shall not be sold or marketed as organic in Canada.
Agricultural products produced by hydroponic or aeroponic production methods shall not be sold or marketed as organic in Canada.
Agricultural products derived from animals (with the exception of ruminants) must be produced according to livestock stocking rates as set out in CAN /CGSB32.310-2006.
- USDA (link to Organic Seal page)
- Canada (pdf)