Organic Certification

CSI offers organic certification to a number of organic schemes. This general overview (PDF) of the CSI organic certification process will help you understand the steps involved in obtaining organic certification for your operation.  For information on CSI's fee schedule, please contact the CSI head office in Ottawa.  


Canada Organic Regime (COR) - With NOP and EU Equivalency 


The CSI offers organic certification to the Canada Organic Regime with equivalency to the US's National Organic Program (NOP) and the EU's Organic Regulations.  The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) amended regulation on organic products was published on June 4, 2009 and came into effect on June 30, 2009.  The Organic Regulations are maintained on the Standards Council of Canada webite here.  The Canada Organic Standards (COS) are organized into two parts.  



The CSI is an organic Certification Body accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.  For more information on the Canada Organic Regime, click here.  


Japan (JAS) Organic Certification 


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Bio-Suisse Approval for Export to Switzerland 


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