National Organic Program

The National Organic Program (NOP) is under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The organic certification scheme began in 2002. In June 2009, the United States Department of Agriculture and the CFIA of Canada entered into an agreement to recognize the equality of the organic system of the other party. This means that certified organic organic produce in Canada can be certified under the US system. No additional assessment is required. (Except in the case of organic farm produce). For more information on the Canada-US agreement, visit the CFIA website. [See]

Entrepreneurs who apply for certification in accordance with the United States organic farming system must apply for a Canadian accreditation. This is a certification under the United States Patent and Trademark Office of the United States of America. It does not provide certification services under the organic United States organic system. The operator must follow it. Canadian Inorganic Standards (2) List of Permitted Substances Lists (1) List of Permitted Substances Listed in Organic Production Systems (General Principles and Management Standards) Both documents can be downloaded from the CFIA website [see].

The scope of certification in this system is similar to the Canadian system of crop cultivation. Harvesting of wild and natural products And processing and production management.

Entrepreneurs who apply for certification in this system. Once approved The US Department of Agriculture organic agriculture (below) can be used.