Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Organic Trust, UK, 2010

Control body, Organic Trust, UK, 2010. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

International

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

The Organic Trust operates in Ireland, both in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. It is approved by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food in Ireland and by DEFRA in the UK.

Name of the authority/body

Organic Trust Ltd.

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1992

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

UK 9, IRL-OIB3-EU

Accredited according to

ISO 65/EN 45011 with scope: Private European standards

Comments on accreditation

Accredited for The Organic Trust Ltd. standards for Organic Food and Farming in Ireland, Edition 4

Authority/body accredited by:

INAB

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

Yes

Address

Vernon House, 2 Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Ireland

Phone

+353 18530271

E-mail

organic@iol.ie

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.organic-trust.org/

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)]

2

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

EC 834/2007, Organic Trust Standard

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.

16

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.

6

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.

10

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

Numbers refer only to UK operators in 2008

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Comments on annual turnover and fees

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

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:UK
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1858
Deposited By:Susanne Padel
Deposited On:19 Aug 2009 09:47
Last Modified:29 Sep 2010 16:07

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