Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (Pro-Cert) is one of North America’s foremost national certifier’s of organic products. With a client base including producers, processors and traders from across Canada and the United-States of America, Pro-Cert has become one of the most prominent players in the certification field.
Pro-Cert’s certification program is recognized globally providing international access to the products and brands we certify. Our program is accredited under the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), the CFIA’s Canada Organic Regime (COR) and the Quebec’s Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ). Pro-Cert’s certification program is ISO 17065 compliant and accredited by IOAS – a globally recognized accreditor.
Organic is a claim referring to methods of agricultural production and food processing that minimizes disruption of the natural environment and encourages the health and vitality of the soil, promotes humane animal management and preserves ecological integrity.
In other words, organic means:
No synthetic pesticides
No synthetic preservatives
No chemical fertilizers
No hormones or antibiotics
No genetically modified organisms (GMO’s)
Humane treatment of animals
Preservation of ecological integrity