Canadian Organic Regime - COR

Canada Organic - Biologique CanadaAs of June 30, 2009, the Canadian Organic Products Regulations require mandatory certification to the revised National Organic Standard for agricultural products represented as organic in international and inter-provincial trade, or that bear the federal organic agricultural product legend (or federal logo).  Complete details about the Organic Regime can be found on CFIA’s Organic Product website.

CFIA & COO

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) represented by the Canada Organic Office is the competent authority providing oversight to the system.

CVBs & CBs

The COO has designated a handful of Conformity Verification Bodies (CVB) including the COABC to accredit Certification Bodies (CBs) who can certify organic products under the Organic Products Regulations, 2009.

OTHER CRITICAL BITS

 

ORGANIC LABELING CRITERIA

Click here for an overview of labeling criteria for certified organic products. Document under review

Should you have any questions regarding the Canada Organic Regime, you may contact the Canada Organic Office.
Canada Organic Office
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
1-800-442-2342
www.inspection.gc.ca

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