Canadian Organic Regime - COR
of January 15, 2019, the Canadian Safe Food for Canadians Regulation 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
Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is the competent authority providing oversight to the system.
CVBs & CBs
The CFIA has designated a handful of Conformity
Verification Bodies (CVB) including the COABC to accredit Certification
Bodies (CBs) who can certify organic products under the Safe Foods for Canadians Regulation, 2019.
OTHER CRITICAL BITS
- A Stream of Commerce and Enforcement Policy is in place to support trade during the two- year phase in period.
- A US/Canada Import/Export Agreement has been signed to facilitate organic trade between these two trading partners; the details of the agreement can be found at the above link.
- To direct a complaints to the CFIA, please follow the instructions on the CFIA Complaints & Appeals page
- A US/Canada Import/Export Agreement has been signed to facilitate organic trade between these two trading partners; the details of the agreement can be found here at this link.