Organic Consulting Services

Our organic services are tailored to meet the needs of:

  • Organic Dairy FarmCrop Producers
  • Processors
  • Livestock Producers (Beef, Poultry, Dairy)
  • Brokers
  • Personal Care & Cosmetic Manufacturers

Basic Organic Setup Services:

  • Perform on-site evaluation
  • Develop Organic System Plans
  • Prepare applications and submit to the certification agency
  • Create control systems to document compliance
  • Design individualized forms
  • Train management team to the Organic System Plan

Verify Organic System Plan compliance through on-site audits

Organic Compliance Standards:

  • NOP: National Organic Program
  • OASIS: Organic and Sustainable Industry Standards
  • EEC 2092/91: The European Union’s organic standard
  • JAS: Japan Agricultural Standard of Organic Agricultural Products
  • IFOAM: The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement
  • CAAQ: Quebec’s organic standard
  • OPR: Canada’s Organic Products Regulations (to be fully implemented on December 14, 2008)
  • Bio Suisse: Switzerland Standards

Production line in organic food factoryOrganic Maintenance Plan:

  • Monitor as required by the specified standards
  • Assess Organic System Plan for continued accuracy and implementation:
  • Review existing formulas and ingredient verification
  • Update Organic System Plan and forms on an on-going basis
  • Perform third-party audit
  • Provide written results of audit
  • Provide employee training
  • Attend the annual organic inspection
  • Respond to certifier correspondence
  • Notification regulatory updates
  • Phone support as needed

Additional Organic Consultant  Services:

Products and Formulations:

  • Organic ingredient verification
  • Non-organic ingredient compliance
  • Non-commercial availability documentation
  • Organic percentage calculation review
  • Label review
  • Product profile preparation Material Sourcing

Organic Farm inspection and verificationOrganic Processing:

  • Organic ingredients
  • Non-organic ingredients
  • Processing aids
  • Sanitizers
  • Pest control
  • Crop Production:
  • Fertility
  • Pest control
  • Post harvest
  • Personal Care
  • Organic ingredients
  • Non-organic ingredients
  • Processing aids
  • Sanitizers
  • Pest control

Label Review

  • Certifier identification placement
  • USDA seal compliance
  • Ingredient statement

Non-Compliance Resolution:

  • Mediate between the certifier, state organic program, and/or USDA
  • Update Organic Systems Plan to meet resolution needs
  • Respond to certification agency