CFIA Seed Regulation Survey

From the NFU website: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s major review of Canada’s Seeds Regulations could result in far-reaching changes to our seed system. Our seed regulations build, maintain, and protect the value of Canadian agricultural products for farmers and end-users with an evidence-based and transparent variety registration process. […]

Canada – South Korea Organic Equivalency Arrangement (CSKOEA)

Please note that Canada and South Korea entered into an arrangement recognizing the national organic systems as equivalent effective November 1, 2023. The arrangement applied to processed organic products whose final processing and handling occurs within South Korea or Canada. Canadian organic products exported to South Korea under the CSKOEA […]

NOP Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) Final Rule Questions

Further to the email we sent in June regarding the “Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE)” final rule which will be implemented March 19, 2024, this new USDA rule requires that ALL certified organic products imported into the US shall be accompanied by a NOP Import Certificate issued by an accredited Certifying Body […]

Canada – Mexico Organic Equivalency Arrangement (CMOEA)

Canada and Mexico signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) recognizing the 2 national organic systems as equivalent. The Canada-Mexico Organic Equivalency Arrangement came into effect on February 15, 2023. The arrangement allows organic products certified under the Canada Organic Regime or the Mexican organic system to be sold and labelled […]