Certification bodies providing organic certification services under the Canada Organic Regime
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for monitoring and enforcing Part 13 of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. All food sold in Canada, whether domestic or imported, must also comply with the Food and Drugs Act and regulations, and the Safe Food for Canadians Act and regulations.
The full list of certification bodies accredited by the CFIA to certify food commodities as organic in accordance with the requirements of the Canada Organic Regime (COR).
Organic products imported from countries with whom Canada has established an equivalency arrangement must be certified by a body accredited by that foreign country and recognized by Canada. Certification bodies recognized under an equivalency arrangement include:
- Costa Rica (in Spanish only)
- European Union (in English only)
- Japan – PDF (144 kb) (in English only)
- Taiwan (in English only)
- United Kingdom (in English only)
- United States (in English only)
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