Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Agro Bío Test, Poland, 2009

Control body, Agro Bío Test, Poland, 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

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

AGRO BIO TEST was the first Polish control body having conducted organic certification and inspection since 1997. It originates from the EKOLAND Association of Organic Producers in Poland (founded in 1989)see http://www.stowarzyszenieekoland.pl/. The CB undertakes only organic certification and only in Poland

Name of the authority/body

AGRO BIO TEST Sp. z.o.o.

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1997

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

RE-07/2005/PL

Accredited according to

ISO 65/EN 45011 with scope: EC 834/2007

Authority/body accredited by:

Polish Centre for Accrditation (EC 834/2007)

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

No

Address

ul. Nowoursynowska 166, PL-02 787 Warszawa, Poland

Phone

+48 (0)22 847 8739

E-mail

agro.bio.test@agrobiotest.pl

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.agrobiotest.pl

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

No

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

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.

2450

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.

50

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.

2400

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

7 (not necessarily full time)

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

Figures on number of operators, farmers, employees and turn over from TOS The Organic Certification Directory, 2008.

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

600000

Comments on annual turnover and fees

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

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Poland
Operators:Farm suppliers (feed + fertilizers etc.)
Farmers and horticulturists
Importers
Packing departments
Processors
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:2129
Deposited By:Mrs. Lizzie Melby Jespersen
Deposited On:26 Aug 2010 13:16
Last Modified:26 Aug 2010 13:16

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