TO ALL CERTIFIED OPERATORS
The following indications are laid down by our Direction and to be intended as an extraordinary procedure for carrying out the control activities following the restrictions laid down for the CODIV-19 emergency.
This procedure, drawn up in line with the IAF ID3: 2001 guideline and with the "Impact document of COVID-19", if there are no more detailed provisions, is to be considered applicable on all certification schemes managed by Bioagricert and meant to be shared with all our personnell with particular focus on Inspectors.
On April 28, 2021, Bioagricert reviewed the BAC Input Standard at point 15.1 Evaluation for the National Organic Program (NOP) to assess the compliance of certified inputs with the specific requirements of the NOP standard. Likewise, the IO_013 Material Review guideline has been modified with all the necessary requirements of the NOP.
Published REGULATION (EU) 2020/1667 of 10 November 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/977 as regards the period of application of the temporary measures in relation to controls on the production of organic products.