Organic Certifiers, Inc. (OC)

CERTIFIER: Organic Certifiers, Inc. (OC)

WEB SITEwww.organiccertifiers.com
NOP INFORMATIONorganic.ams.usda.gov/integrity/CP/CertifierProfilePage.aspx?cid=63
HEADQUARTERSVentura, CA
US CERTIFIED OPERATION LOCATIONSAZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY
ACCREDITED SCOPESCROPS, HANDLING, LIVESTOCK, WILD CROPS

OC certifies hydroponic operations, despite language in the organic regulations requiring soil. They were not transparent in our survey.

CERTIFIER STANDING: Undermining the true meaning of organics

CriteriaComments
Hydroponic DetailsCertifies hydroponic operations.
Material ReviewUnconfirmed
Fee StructureSee website for more information.
InspectorsUnconfirmed
ImportsUnconfirmed
Farm SizesUnconfirmed
Outdoor Access for PoultryUnconfirmed
Pasture AccessUnconfirmed
Livestock AlterationsUnconfirmed
Origin of LivestockUnconfirmed
Antibiotics in LivestockUnconfirmed
InspectionsUnconfirmed
Residue TestingUnconfirmed
ProducerUnconfirmed