CERTIFIER: Americert International (AI)

WEB SITE americertorganic.com/home
NOP INFORMATION organic.ams.usda.gov/integrity/CP/CertifierProfilePage.aspx?cid=4
HEADQUARTERS Gainesville, FL
US CERTIFIED OPERATION LOCATIONS AL, FL, GA, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NY, PA, PR, TN, TX, WA
ACCREDITED SCOPES CROPS, HANDLING, WILD CROPS

AI certifies hydroponic operations, despite language in the organic regulations requiring soil. This certifier was not transparent enough to participate in our study.

CERTIFIER STANDING: Undermining the true meaning of organics

Criteria Comments
Hydroponic Details Certifies hydroponic operations.
Material Review Unconfirmed
Fee Structure See website for more information.
Inspectors Unconfirmed
Imports Unconfirmed
Farm Sizes Unconfirmed
Outdoor Access for Poultry Unconfirmed
Pasture Access Unconfirmed
Livestock Alterations Unconfirmed
Origin of Livestock Unconfirmed
Antibiotics in Livestock Unconfirmed
Inspections Unconfirmed
Residue Testing Unconfirmed
Producer Unconfirmed