Organic Rules and Certification

Control authority, Dirección General de Calidad e Investigación Agroalimentaria, Spain, 2009 Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería y Desarrollo Rural, La Rioja ,Spain, 2009

Control authority, Dirección General de Calidad e Investigación Agroalimentaria, Spain, 2009 Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería y Desarrollo Rural, La Rioja ,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

Certification

Comments on type , level and work areas

The La Rioja Government, through the Dirección General Calidad e Investigación Agroalimentaria, does the certification activity for organic agriculture, while the inspection activity is done by ECCYSA (Entidad de Control, Certificación y Servicios Agroalimentarios S. A.).

Name of the authority/body

Dirección General de Calidad e Investigación Agroalimentaria, Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería y Desarrollo Rural

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1996

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

ES-RI-AE

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

No

Address

Avenida de la Paz 8-10, ES-26071 Logroño, La Rioja, Spain

Phone

+34 941 29 16 00

E-mail

seccionproduccion.compatible.agri@larioja.org

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.larioja.org/agricultura

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

-

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 834/07

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

The authority only certifies organic agriculture in the specific region of La Rioja. The inspection activity in the region is done by ECCYSA

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

-

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.

307

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.

74

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.

233

Certification fees and inspection fees for other operators in the country, please specify "other"

?

Comments on annual turnover and fees

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

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:1841
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:20 May 2010 16:33
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:24

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