Control Bodies

COP: the last meeting Summary Record

We publish the Summary Record of the last Committe on Organic Production (COP),  held on line last 5 May . HERE you can find the related agenda.

Summary Record COP 5 May 2020

Source: EU

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COP and Expert Group: agenda of the forthcoming meetings

COP and Expert Group will hold an online meeting next 5 and 6 May. The agenda foresees, among others, a discussion on the exceptional measures adopted by the European Commission because of COVID-19 emergency.

Agenda COP 5 May 2020

Agenda Expert Group 6 May 2020

Source: European Commission

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COVID 19 and control system: a latter from the European Commission to the Member States

We publish a letter sent by the European Commission to all Member States where the Commission announces specific measures related to the impact of COVID 19 crisis on the control system. It concerns control performed by control bodies both in the EU and in third countries, Certificate of Inspection, implementation of the guidelines for additional controls (China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Ukraine) and OFIS notification.   

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Summary Record - Meeting of COP- 3-4 March 2020

We publish the Summary Record of the Committe on Organic Production held in Brussels on 3-4 March 2020.

Summary Record COP 3-4 marzo 2020

Source: UE

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COP and Expert Group: agendas of the forthcoming meetings

We publish the agenda of both the Expert Group and COP (Committe On Organic Production) meetings that will take place in Brussels respectively on 2 and 3-4 March.

Expert Group Agenda

COP Agenda

Source: EU

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The updated list of authorized Control Bodies in Japan

We publish the updated list as of 30 January 2020 of the Control Bodies recognized by Japan pursuant to the recognition of EU-Japan equivalence.

List of Japanese Control Bodies as of 30 January 2020

The list is also available at the following LINK

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COP and Expert Group: agenda of the forthcoming meetings

The next COP (Committe On Organic Production) and Expert Group meetings will take place in Brussels next 14 and 15 October. 

The following are the meeting agendas:

Agenda COP 14 -15 Oct 2019

Expert Group Agenda 14 Oct 2019

Source: European Commission

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European Court of Auditors: a special report on the control system for organic products

Since 1991, the EU established a control system that regulates the production, processing, distribution and import of organic products. This system gives consumers the certainty that the rules for organic products are applied at each stage of the supply chain. In recent years, the EU organic sector has developed rapidly. Checking the follow-up given with his special report No 9/2012 published in June 2012, the Court found out that the control system improved, and its recommendations were generally implemented even if some challenges remain to be addressed.

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Audit carried out in Italy on control system: the report

The EU Directorate General “ Health and Food Safety” has published the audit report of its inspection to the Italian organic-control system from 5 to 13 June 2018, in compliance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) no. 882/2004 on official controls on food and feed. The objective of the audit was, in particular, to evaluate controls on organic production and labeling of organic products.

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