Organic Rules and Certification

Control authority, Consejo Regulador de la Agricultura Ecológica de Galicia, Spain, 2009

Control authority, Consejo Regulador de la Agricultura Ecológica de Galicia, Spain, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Public

Level of operation

Regional

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Name of the authority/body

Consejo Regulador de la Agricultura Ecológica de Galicia, (CRAEGA), Regulatory Council for Organic Agriculture in the Region of Galicia)

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1997

EU control code according to O.J. 2009/C 72/04

ES-GA-AE

Comments on accreditation

Public Authority, so no need for accreditation but the Control Authority is in the the process of being accredited according to EN 45011

Is the authority/body a standards owner. If "no", then fill in the contact details below

No

Address

C/Circunvalación, s/n, Apdo de Correos 55, ES-27400 Monforte de Lemos, Lugo, Spain

Phone

: +34 982 40 53 00

E-mail

craega@craega.es

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.craega.es

If not a standards owner, does the control authority/control body have a control logo?

Yes

Number of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) according to which the control authority/body offers certification and/or inspection in the country [standard certified / (standard inspected)]

1

Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which certification (and inspection) is offered in the country.

EC 834/2007

Comments on the system for certification and/or inspection in the country

The Control authority certifies and inspects organic production only at the regional level.

Titles of non-European standards for which certification and inspection is offered in the country.

NOP inspection

Total number of operators in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to the EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

510

Number of organic processors and other operators in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

65

Number of organic farmers in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

445

Number of employees (full-time, part time and free lance) in "full time years" involved in organic certification and/or inspection in the country

5

Comments on operators certified and/or inspected and on work force in full time years

Of the 65 processors and other operators, 64 are processors and 1 is importer.

Annual turnover [in €] from organic certification and/or inspection in the country

12700000

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on certification and inspection fees on the web site.

Number of new operators in the country in 2008

86

Number of operators in the country, which have left in 2008

48

Number of withdrawals of operator authorisations in the country in 2008

2

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Spain
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1789
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:09 Jun 2010 11:53
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:23

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