Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Luomuliitto, Finland, 2009.

Control body, Luomuliitto, Finland, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

National

The authority/body work areas

Certification

Comments on type , level and work areas

Luomoliito is an umbrella organisation for producers and other organisations promoting organic agriculture. It was established in 1985 and it certifies only according to its own standards, based on inspection reports generated by public services under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Name of the authority/body

Luomuliitto ry, (Finnish Association for Organic Farming)

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1986

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

N/A

Comments on accreditation

Luomuliitto is not accredited since it does not carry out the inspection itself

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

Yes

Address

Näsilinnankatu 48D, PL 97, FI-33101 Tampere, Finland

Phone

+358 (0)19 764 540

E-mail

luomuliitto@luomuliitto.fi

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.luomuliitto.fi

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Elisa Niemi (director): +358 (0) 400 534003; e-mail: elisa.niemi@luomuliitto.fi

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.

Luomuliitto

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

Luomuliito only certifies according to own standards based on inspection reports generated by the 15 regional Rural Departments of Employment and Economic Development Centres (farms) or the Finnish Food Safety authority Evira (processors, packeres and third country importers)

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:Finland
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1978
Deposited By:Florence Nyambi
Deposited On:12 Aug 2009 09:31
Last Modified:10 Aug 2010 14:36

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