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Organic Certification

National Programme for Organic Production

The National Programme for Organic Production  (NPOP) provides for Standards for organic production, systems, criteria and procedure for accreditation of Certification Bodies, the National (India Organic) Logo and the regulations governing its use. The standards and procedures have been formulated in harmony with other International Standards regulating import and export of organic products. The aims of the NPOP, inter alia,  include the following: (a) To provide the means of evaluation of certification programme for organic agriculture and products (including wild harvest, aquaculture, livestock products) as per the approved criteria. (b) To accredit certification programmes of Certification Bodies seeking accreditation under this programme. (c) To facilitate certification of organic products in conformity with the NSOP. (d) To facilitate certification of organic products in conformity with the importing countries organic standards as per equivalence agreement between the two countries or as per importing country requirements. (f) To encourage the development of organic farming and organic processing.

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INDOCERT Organic Standards for Non- EU Country Operators

As per new EU organic legislation requirements, INDOCERT has developed own organic standards, “INDOCERT Organic standard for non- EU country operators” which is called in short as “INDOCERT Organic Standards”. INDOCERT Organic Standard is developed to meet the requirements for certification in non- EU countries and is equivalent to Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 and 889/2008.

The language of the INDOCERT Organic Standard follows closely the language of the Regulations of the European Union. It deviates only where organic production in non-EU countries is based on equivalent conditions to meet the requirements of Regulations of the European Union.

INDOCERT is accredited for the scope of unprocessed plant products, processed agricultural products for the use as food and feed according to the certification program of INDOCERT

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USDA NOP standard

Operators who want to export their products to the United States should comply with the requirements of the National Organic Program, known as NOP. NOP is the US organic regulation issued by the USDA, United States Department of Agriculture. INDOCERT offering NOP Certification in collaboration with bio-inspecta Switzerland. The scope of certification includes Crop Production, ICS, Handling(Processing/Trade), Wild Collection.

For more details please visit:- https://www.bioinspecta.ch/

Please complete the registration form of bio-inspecta NOP certification (if you are interested). Please use the link below and send it back to INDOCERT

https://www.bio-inspecta.ch/docs/transfer/25_1005EN.pdf

COR ACCREDITATION

INDOCERT, is accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on the recommendation of IOAS to certify agricultural products, packaging and labelling activities as organic in accordance with the requirements set out in Part 13 of the Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations with effect from 14th July 2021.

INDOCERT is accredited to certify food commodities as organic and issue certificates for packaging and labelling activities, in accordance with the requirements set out in Division 4, Part 13 of the Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations and the requirements outlined in the Canada Organic Regime Operating Manual.

The Accreditation scope of INDOCERT includes:

  • CAN/CGSB-32.310-Organic production systems: General principles and management standards.
  • CAN/CGSB-32.311-Organic production systems: Permitted substances lists Categories covered by the scope (list the only those that apply)

Please check the link for standards.

https://inspection.canada.ca/organic products/standards/eng/1300368619837/1300368673172

  • Crop production 
  • Livestock feed 
  • Specialized production: wild crops 
  • Processed products (processed agricultural products)

Neethu S Nair
Mobile: 8590136603
neethu@indocert.org

Mimy Mathew
Mobile: 8590136604
mimy@indocert.org

Soumya M S
Phone: 0484 2922410
soumya@indocert.org

Aruna Murali
Mobile :6282018610
aruna@indocert.org

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New applications for organic certification can only proceed up to the point of document review and preparation for inspection.On-site inspection will be scheduled after lifting of COVID restrictions. This also applies to extensions of scope and transfers that would normally require on-site inspection.

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