Bioriginal complies with regulatory bodies such as Quality Assurance International Organic Certification (QAI), Pro-Cert Organic Certification, Natural Health Products (NHP), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Canada, Halal and Kosher to meet all our customer requirements.
Bioriginal’s certifications are updated, current and active for this operational year – we are always prepared for our customers with registered agencies to audit our quality control standards.
Quality Assurance International (QAI)
Quality Assurance International (QAI) is a leading USDA-accredited organic product certifying agency. As one of the world’s largest organic certifiers, QAI verifies organic integrity at every step in the organic production chain. QAI provides our organic certification.
Pro-Cert Organic is Canada’s foremost national certifier of organic food products. Pro-Cert is accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Japan Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ, Quebec). Pro-Cert provides our organic certification.
National Organic Program (NOP) / USDA Organic
The National Organic Program, a department of the USDA, regulates the standards governing organic products in the United States. The NOP ensures the integrity of USDA Organic products sold in the U.S. and throughout the world. Bioriginal is NOP certified by QAI and Pro-Cert.
Canadian Organic Regime (COR) / Canada Organic
The Canada Organic Regime is a regulated system for organic agricultural products monitored and enforced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The Organic Products Regulations define specific requirements for organic products to be labelled as organic or that bear the organic agricultural product logo. Under the Regime, Certification Bodies are accredited based on the recommendation of CFIA designated Conformity Verification Bodies. Bioriginal is COR certified by QAI and Pro-Cert.
European Union (EU) Organic
The European Union (EU) organic standard is a comprehensive organic legislation implemented by EU member countries. The regulation outlines the legal framework for all levels of production, distribution, control and labelling of organic products which may be offered and traded in the EU. Bioriginal is EU Organic certified by QAI and Pro-Cert.
Japan Agricultural Standard (JAS)
The Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS) are standards for the agriculture industry maintained by the Japanese Government for food and agricultural products. Once a product has passed tests conducted by government-backed rating bureaus the JAS seal can be is appended to the product. Bioriginal is JAS certified by QAI.
OU Kosher (Orthodox Union)
The OU (Orthodox Union) is the world’s largest, most respected kosher food certification agency. Bioriginal offers many OU Kosher Certified (Pareve) products.
Pareve: A food item that is neither meat nor dairy (and can therefore be eaten with either) and was not manufactured on meat or dairy equipment.
Please click here to view our OU Kosher Certification.
Halal (IFANCA – Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America)
The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) is a non-profit Islamic organization dedicated to promoting halal food and the institution of halal. IFANCA’s halal certification symbol, the Crescent ‘M’, can be found on thousands of products around the globe. In addition, IFANCA maintains close working relationship with many Islamic centers and Islamic organizations throughout the country and world.
Please click here to view our Halal Certification.
A Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification scheme provides independent verification and certification that the basic manufacturing practices and prerequisites necessary for the implementation of an effective Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety program are being followed. Bioriginal has GMP certification from Health Canada, and has taken the extra step to be third party GMP audited and certified by SGS.
Please click here to view our HACCP certification.