While domestic certificates are primarily granted by the OFDC, international validation is carried out via the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA).
What does OCIA stand for?
OCIA stands for Organic Crop Improvement Association
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We have 10 other meanings of OCIA in our Acronym Attic
- Open Cable Initiative Head-End Interface 1 (programming content)
- Open Cable Initiative Head-End Interface 2 (conditional access system)
- Open Cable Initiative Head-End Interface 3 (billing and operational support)
- Open Cable Initiative Network Interface
- Organizational Conflict of Interest Non-Disclosure Agreement
- Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (US government)
- Office of the Commissioner for Islamic Affairs
- Oklahoma Certified Installers Association
- Optically Coupled Interface Adapter
- Order of Christian Initiation of Adults
- Overclock Intelligence Agency
- Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
- Oregon Columbia International Association of Business Communicators
- Ontario Critical Infrastructure Assurance Committee (Canada)
- Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center (California)
- Oklahoma Center for Information Assurance and Forensics Education
- Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (UK)
- Oklahoma Capital Investment Board (est. 1991; Oklahoma City, OK)
- Old Crow Indian Band (Farmington, ME)
- Osceola County Investigative Bureau (Osceola, FL)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Both product lines are Organic Crop Improvement Association International (OCIA) certified and Kosher OU.
PML has been certified to the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA) International's Program and to the U.
To achieve this, the couple drive as far away as Niagara Falls and Quebec City in search of fruits which have been certified by such groups as the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA), which inspects and regulates organic growers.
Betty Kananen, administrative director of the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA), the world's largest independent certification organization, says that although certification setup costs are high - $30,000 or more, including an annual fee and the hiring of an inspector once a year - "40 percent more companies are getting certified than in past years, in an effort to build environmental stewardship.
To attain "organic" status, the farms, storage silos, transport companies, malting house and brewery are all regularly inspected and certified by independent third party organizations," the company said, "including the Organic Growers & Buyers Association and the Organic Crop Improvement Association.