Organic Services

Non-compliance Appeals Mediation Suspension Revocation Reinstatement

  • Crop Producers
  • Livestock Producers
  • Brokers
  • Personal Care & Cosmetic Manufacturers
  • Fertilizer and Crop Input Registrations
  • The basic organic consulting package will thoroughly Evaluate your current operation through onsite visits and phone consultations.
  • During the evaluation and development, organic consultants will train your organic manager on the USDA- NOP, regulations.
  • The consultant will develop a complete Organic System Plan(OSPA), bringing your operation into organic compliance.
  • Onsite evaluation of the gaps between your current practices and organic compliance development of (OSP)Prepare and submit application
  • New product formula and label preview existing procedures and update to include organic compliance
  • Development of the internal  control systems to document compliance(ICS)
  • Design individualized forms,train  employees to Organic requirement
  • Respond to certifiers correspondence/demands

Our organic consulting experts have experience in crops, soils, and climates throughout the U.S, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Current organic operation/production

The organic consultant will help you analyze changes and communicate to your accredited Certifier. Maintain organic compliance and quickly move organic products through the certification process. The maintenance of the organic systems plan (OSP) should be considered as a living document that is updated regularly

  1. Monitor as required by the specified standards
  2. Assess Organic System Plan for continued accuracy and implementation
  3. Review existing formulas and ingredient verification
  4. Update Organic System Plan and forms on an on-going basis
  5. Perform internal third-party audit with written report
  6. Provide employee training
  7. Attend the annual organic inspection
  8. Respond to certifier correspondence
  9. Notification of regulatory updates
  10. Provide Phone /online support

Request mediation or appeal the adverse action.

Addressing conflict with your Organic Certifier or the USDA NOP, Adverse Actions with a hard deadline (Proposed suspension of certification, proposed revocation of certification, denial of certification, combined notice of noncompliance and proposed suspension or revocation, cease and desist notice, denial of reinstatement).

  • Non-compliance
  • Appeals
  • Mediation
  • Suspension
  • Revocation
  • Re-reinstatement

Preparation of all requirements for the reinstatement of organic certification work with the certifier and the USDA on your behalf through the reinstatement process.

VERIFICATION OF ORGANIC INPUT MATERIALS

The National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances identifies substances that may or may not be used in organic crop production, livestock production, and handling. All non-organic materials used in organic production and handling must be approved prior to use in organic.  The certifier is responsible for determining if an input material meets the requirements of the National Organic Program.

INTERNAL AUDITS FOR ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION AGENCIES

Internal audits will help prepare for NOP onsite audits as well as meeting the requirements for annual internal auditing of your Quality Manual, Procedures, Employees and Contractors. 

INTERNATIONAL AND PRIVATE STANDARDS

  • Non-GMO Project,
  • Gluten-Free,
  • Russian standard,
  •  Serbian organic standards.

Dia Tisa is single and most experienced in standard to Russian and Serbian Standard. Organic operation/Exporters that have a demand for new markets are welcome to a free consultation.

HEMP-NEW VERIFICATION PROGRAM

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 – aka the 2018 Farm Bill – recently legalized hemp and hemp derivatives with <0.3% dry weight THC content.
Submit a consultation request for verifying compliance with USDA organic standards when we consult/verify a product that contains hemp-derived CBD. Products may also be subject to other regulations or requirements.
Producers, manufacturers, or sellers must verify that your products are legal before you submit them for Organic Certification. The manufacturer or seller is responsible to ensure that products meet all applicable FD&C, FDA, state, or local regulations and requirements.
Clients that come to us, are provided with guidance and insight we customize (OSP) a certification plan to achieve the end goal. We are also able to bundle services such as (Non-GMO and Organic), Team of our experts is here to address any concern you may have.

USDA, NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM (NOP)

The program authorized by the Act for the purpose of implementing its provisions. In order to call your products organic, you must be certified organic to the NOP standards, which were written to enforce the Organic Food Products Act of 1990.DIA TISA provides consultation services for operations that produce crops and livestock, or make organic products. Each classification category allows clients to choose their certification needs.

ON-FARM CONSULTATIONS

We specialize in working with clients on the development, implementation, and optimization of Organic (ICS) management solutions.Interested in transitioning to organic? Unsure about how to handle weeds, fertility, and pests? Need help navigating the certification process, finding specialized equipment or locating new markets? Looking for an experienced mentor?

CERTIFICATION ASSISTANCE & ORGANIC SYSTEM PLAN

A plan of management of an organic production or handling operation that has been agreed to by the producer or handler and the certifying agent and that includes written plans concerning all aspects of agricultural production or handling described in the Act and the regulations in subpart C of this part.

INSPECTION PREPARATION

The act of examining and evaluating the production or handling operation of an applicant for certification or certified operation to determine compliance with the Act and the regulations in this part.

TRANSITIONAL CERTIFICATION

Transitional certification for clients, farmers, and handlers who need to transition from conventional agricultural land to organic land or packaged goods, products. If your farm/facility has used a product on the “prohibited” list in the last three years, the transitional certification will be the first step to achieving organic certification.

GLUTEN FREE

The gluten-Free consultation is based on a combination of quantitative analysis, ingredients, and product, along with management practices aimed at minimizing the introduction of gluten proteins.

Bundling Non-GMO And Organic

The USDA Organic seal is recognized by 87% of consumers while 80% of consumers also recognize the Non-GMO Project seal. (Source: Linkage Research).Our clients have benefited from becoming both USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified.

(JAS) Japanese Agricultural Standard

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry established the Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS) to accredit certifiers and enforce organic labeling laws. The Japanese government and the U.S. have established an equivalency arrangement for the trade-in products labeled organic with a few specific exceptions. However, some buyers still insist on full JAS compliance rather than accept equivalence. Formulation: quantities and the sources of ingredients used to make a product.

Serbian- Russian standard

Consultations for The Organic Standard Of Serbia, and consultations For The Russian Standard.

Dia Tisa is single and most experienced in standard to Russian and Serbian Standard. Organic operation/Exporters that have a demand for new markets are welcome to a free consultation.

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