Australian Certified Organic Standard 2016- Update v4


Please note that ACOS 2016-v4 has been published to cover new requirements.   Reference : section 5.1.18  prohibiting mulesing of sheep.   Updated copy can be obtained by visiting Australian organic website or via direct download here.

Fraudulent Certificates


Fraudulent Certificate Notification As organic industry booms around the world, so does the need to be extra vigilant with checking credibility of the suppliers who claim they are or have certified organic products. It is the operators responsibility to obtain and validate minimum

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Change of Certification Status


ATT: ORGANIC CERTIFIERS AND INTERESTED PARTIES RE: CHANGE OF CERTIFICATION STATUS Please note that the following clients are no longer Certified with Australian Certified Organic: TRADING NAME CERT NO. DATE REASON Sphere Healthcare 12165 31/1/17 Voluntary Withdrawal Westranell Horticultural Solutions

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EU Organic Scope of Certification


This is a reminder that EU organic regulations only cover certification of edible agricultural products. Important changes have been made to the organic certification of non-food products to the EU Equivalency Program. ACO has been informed by our control body

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NOP reminder – ‘Certified By’ statement on labels


The USDA organic regulations require that packaged products include a statement similar to, “certified organic by (name of certifying agent that certified the handler of the finished product).” Specifically, this statement must be placed below the information identifying the handler

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Change of Certification Status


ATT: ORGANIC CERTIFIERS AND INTERESTED PARTIES RE:  CHANGE OF CERTIFICATION STATUS Please note that the following clients are no longer Certified with Australian Certified Organic:   TRADING NAME CERT NO. DATE REASON   Glenthomson Trust 10752 23/11/16 Withdrawn   END

Australian Certified Organic Standard 2016 has been Updated


Please be advised that Australian Organic has published the revised version of the Australian Certified Organic Standard 2016. You can access the ACO Standard here:http://austorganic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/ACOS_2016_v2.pdf An overview of changes can be seen here: overview-of-changes-to-the-australian-certified-organic-standard-2016 If you have any questions relating to

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Change of Certification Status


ORGANIC CERTIFIERS AND INTERESTED PARTIES RE:  CHANGE OF CERTIFICATION STATUS Please note that the following clients are no longer Certified with Australian Certified Organic:   TRADING NAME CERT NO. DATE REASON   Byron Beans 11524 31/10/16 Withdrawn Pure Organic Meat

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