Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Lebensmittelversuchsanstalt GmbH (LVA), Austria, 2009

Control body, Lebensmittelversuchsanstalt GmbH (LVA), Austria, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body


Level of operation


The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

The LVA is a control body and advisor of the food industry in chemical and microbiological analyses, hygiene and plant inspections. It it specialized in all aspects of food processing and as part of their wide range of services, they also offer organic processing certification in all federal states of Austria.

Name of the authority/body

Lebensmittelversuchsanstalt (LVA),

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


Accredited according to

Combinations of above or ISO65 accreditation with scope: “Other organic standards”

Comments on accreditation

Accredited according to EN45011 with scope EC 834/2007 and the Austrian Codex Alimentarius.

Authority/body accredited by:

Austrian Federal Ministry for Economy, Family and Youth (EC 834/2007 + Austrian Codex)

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



Blaasstrasse 29, AT-1190 Wien, Austria


+43 (0)1 36 88 555


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Natascha Barbos, +43 (0)1-3688555-11

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


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)]


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

EC 834/2007, Austrian Codex Alimentarius Chapter A8

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.


Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country


Comments on annual turnover and fees

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

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Certification by country:Austria
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Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:2028
Deposited By:Florentine Meinshausen
Deposited On:13 Aug 2010 16:30
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 15:09

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