The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) has published two updated instructions.
The first describes procedures for organic operations changing certifying agents. Following these procedures will facilitate a smooth transition to a new accredited certifying agent, which is vital to maintaining organic integrity.
The second instructions are for suspended operations requesting reinstatement. These procedures will help both certifying agents and certified operations demonstrate compliance with the USDA organic regulations.
We'll be scheduling a webinar with certifying agents to review these procedures and respond to questions that emerge as they are implemented.
NOP 2604, Responsibilities of Certified Operations Changing Certifying Agents
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