Australian Certified Organic News

Technical Bulleton - April 2018

Click here to view the latest ACO Technical Bulletin that highlights industry issues and information to ...Read More


Updated version of the Livestock Inventory Template

An updated template for assisstance with Livestock Inventory is now available. This template can help you with declaring your inventory and meeting ...Read More


Responding To Contamination By Prohibited Substances Or Materials In The Organic Export Supply Chain

Please be advised that a new industry advice notice has been published by Department of Agriculture and Water Resources with regard to responding t ...Read More


Mandatory Red Fire Ant Baiting And Organic Certification

The attached document confirms the outcomes for certified organic producers certified to the Austarlian Certified Organic Standard (ACOS) and the N ...Read More


Fire Ant Treatment On Organic Land In Lockyer Valley
Scenic Rim And Ipswich Regions

Recently Biosecurity Queensland has made an announcement regarding red imported fire ant treatment in the Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and Ipswich re ...Read More


NOP Fraudulent Certifiers - Certificates & How To Validate
Fraudulent Certificate Posted

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) is alerting the organic trade about the presence of several n ...Read More


Market Access Advice Notice
Dairy And Egg Production

Please be advised that a new industry advice notice has been published by Department of Agriculture and Water Resources with regard to:

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Just Released – ACO Standard 2017

Please be advised that Australian Organic has just released the ACO Standard 2017

You can access the standard on the Australian Organic webs ...Read More


EU Logo Facts And Country Codes
Recap on labelling requirements for products exported to EU

EU certified operations must use the EU leaf logo on products. The logo and labelling guidelines can be downloaded from the EU website ...Read More


Ethylhexylglycerin (Octoxyglycerin)

As per USDA notice received on 19/8/2017 this is a reminder that Ethylhexylglycerin (octoxyglycerin) used for treatment of eczema in live ...Read More


Country Of Origin Labelling Update
Minor Amendment To The Information Standard Affecting Food Retailers Only

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science recently advised about a minor amendment to the Country of Origin Labelling changes.

A sm ...Read More