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Certification bodies accredited by the CFIA - in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for monitoring and enforcing Part 13 of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). Certification bodies are accredited by the CFIA to certify food commodities as organic in accordance with the requirements of the Canada Organic Regime.

Below is a list of CFIA accredited certification bodies within Canada that certify organic products under Part 13 of the SFCR.

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B

British Columbia Association for Regenerative Agriculture (BCARA)
2110 Hector Rd
Comox, British Columbia
V9M 3Y7, Canada
Telephone: 250-205-0279
E-mail: bcara.admin@gmail.com
www.centifiedorganic.bc.ca

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906001
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC)
  • Effective date: December 23, 2014
  • Expiration date: December 23, 2019
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production including sprouts and greenhouse crops
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

C

CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF)
2155 Delaware Avenue, Suite 150
Santa Cruz, California
95060, United States
Telephone: 831-423-2263
Facsimile: 831-423-4528
E-mail: ccof@ccof.org
www.ccof.org

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906020
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: May 12, 2015
  • Expiration date: May 12, 2020
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

Centre for Systems Integration (CSI)
Suite 200 – 240, Catherine Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, K2P 2G8
Telephone: 613-236-6451
Facsimile: 613-236-7000
Toll Free: 1-800-516-3300
E-mail: rvanwyk@csi-ics.com
www.csi-ics.com

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906032
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): IOAS
  • Effective date: February 28, 2016
  • Expiration date: February 28, 2021
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production: apiculture, sprouts, maple production, mushrooms, greenhouse crops, wild crops
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Canada

CCPB Srl
Viale Masini 36
40126 Bologna
, Italy
Telephone: +39-(0)51-608-9811
E-mail: ccpb@ccpb.it
www.ccpb.it

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906021
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): IOAS
  • Effective date: September 30, 2015
  • Expiration date: September 30, 2020
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production: apiculture, sprouts, mushrooms, greenhouse crops, wild crops
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Canada, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Philippines, Tunisia, Turkey

E

Ecocert Canada
510, rue Saint-Onésime
Lévis, Québec

Canada, G6V 5Z4
Telephone: 418-838-6941
Facsimile: 418-838-9823
E-mail: info.canada@ecocert.com
www.ecocertcanada.com

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906025
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: April 12, 2016
  • Expiration date: April 12, 2021
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
    • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Canada

F

Fraser Valley Organic Producers Association (FVOPA)
Post Office Box 19052
Delta, British Columbia
Canada, V4L 2P8
Telephone: 778-434-3070
Facsimile: 1-866-230-0322
E-mail: admin@fvopa.ca
www.fvopa.ca

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906002
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC)
  • Effective date: April 13, 2015
  • Expiration date: April 13, 2020
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production including apiculture, sprouts, mushrooms, greenhouse crops, and wild crops
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

I

International Certification Services Incorporated (ICS)
301 5th Avenue South East
Medina, North Dakota
58467, United States
Telephone: 701-486-3578
Facsimile: 701-486-3580
E-mail: info@ics-intl.com
www.ics-intl.com

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906023
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): IOAS
  • Effective date: February 5, 2019
  • Expiration date: February 5, 2024
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production: apiculture, sprouts, maple production, mushrooms, greenhouse crops, wild crops
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

L

LETIS S.A.
Urquiza 1285, Planta alta, (2000)
Rosario, Sante Fe, Argentina
Telephone: +54 0341 5282560
Facsimile: (54-341) 426-4244
E-mail: calidad@letis.org and patricia@letis.org
http://www.letis.org

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906026
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): IOAS
  • Effective date: September 12, 2018
  • Expiration date: September 12, 2023
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production: apiculture and wild crops
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Argentina, Canada, Israel

O

Oregon Tilth Incorporated (OTCO)
2525 SE Third Street
Corvallis, Oregon
97333, United States
Telephone: 1-877-378-0690 / 503-378-0690
Facsimile: 541-753-4924
E-mail: Connie@tilth.org
https://tilth.org/

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906015
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: December 15, 2017
  • Expiration date: December 15, 2022
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Canada, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua

Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA)
1340 North Cotner Blvd.
Lincoln, Nebraska
68505, United States
Telephone: 402-477-2323
Facsimile: 402-477-4325
E-mail: info@ocia.org
www.ocia.org

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906011
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): IOAS
  • Effective date: May 1, 2017
  • Expiration date: May 1, 2022
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production: apiculture, maple production, mushrooms, greenhouse crops, wild crops
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada, Japan, Taiwan

Organic Producers Association of Manitoba Co-operative Incorporated (OPAM)
123 North Railway Avenue
Post Office Box 279
Miniota, Manitoba
Canada, R0M 1MO
Telephone: 204-567-3745
Facsimile: 204-567-3749
E-mail: info@opam-mb.com
www.opam-mb.com

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906031
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: March 31, 2016
  • Expiration date: March 31, 2020
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

Organisme de Certification Québec Vrai (French only) (OCQV)
5365 boulevard Jean XXIII, bureau 200A
Trois-Rivières, Québec

Canada, G8Z 4A6
Telephone: 819-693-4646
Facsimile: 819-693-1472
E-mail: info@quebecvrai.org
www.quebecvrai.org

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906028
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: March 12, 2018
  • Expiration date: March 12, 2023
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

P

Pacific Agricultural Certification Society (PACS)
3402 32nd Avenue
Vernon, British Columbia
V1T 2N1, Canada
Telephone: 250-558-7927
Facsimile: 250-558-7947
E-mail: admin@pacscertifiedorganic.ca
www.pacscertifiedorganic.ca

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906003
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC)
  • Effective date: April 13, 2015
  • Expiration date: April 13, 2020
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production including sprouts, greenhouse crops, and wild crops
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (Pro-Cert)
475, Valley Road
Box 100A, Rural Route Number 3
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 3J6, Canada
Telephone: 306-382-1299
Facsimile: 306-382-0683
E-mail: info@pro-cert.org
www.pro-cert.org

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906030
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): IOAS
  • Effective date: May 31, 2016
  • Expiration date: May 31, 2021
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production: apiculture, sprouts, maple production, mushrooms, greenhouse crops, wild crops
        • processed products
    • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • specialized production including aquaponics and wild crops
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Canada, Israel (for agricultural products only)

Q

Quality Assurance International Incorporated (QAI)
4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, California
92122, United States
Telephone: 858-792-3531
Facsimile: 858-792-8665
E-mail: kasey@qai-inc.com
www.qai-inc.com

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906014
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: January 7, 2019
  • Expiration date: January 7, 2024
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

Quality Certification Services (QCS)
5700 SW 34th St., Suite 349
Gainesville, Florida
32604, United States
Telephone: 352-377-0133
Facsimile: 352-377-8363
www.qcsinfo.org

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR00906029
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: August 1, 2019
  • Expiration date: August 1, 2024
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • processed products
    • CAN/CGSB-32.312 - Organic production systems: aquaculture
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • specialized production including aquaponics and wild crops
        • processed products
  • Geographical scope: Canada

T

TransCanada Organic Certification Services (TCO Cert)
517 Main Street,
Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Telephone: 306-682-3126
Facsimile: 306-682-3127
E-mail: ahesje@sasktel.net

Accreditation information
  • Accreditation number: COR01407050
  • Name of conformity verification body (CVB): Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ)
  • Effective date: June 22, 2018
  • Expiration date: June 22, 2023
  • Accreditation scope:
    • CAN/CGSB-32.310 - Organic production systems: general principles and management standards
    • CAN/CGSB-32.311 - Organic production systems: permitted substances lists
      • Categories covered by the scope:
        • crop production
        • livestock production
        • livestock feed
        • specialized production
        • processed products
    • Grower group certification
  • Geographical scope: Canada, Mexico
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