ARCHIVED - Suspended and Cancelled Organic Certifications
2012 - October to December

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Atlantic
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Quebec
West
International

Atlantic

Suspended and Cancelled Organic Certifications for Atlantic
Certification Holder Authority Enforcement Action Date of Enforcement Action Due Date for Corrective Action or
Date of Certificate Reinstatement
Arsenault Acres, PE
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-12 N/A
Beech Hill Farms, PE
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-11-09 2013-03-19
Technology Crops International, PE
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-18 N/A
Oak Lane Farm, NB
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-09 N/A
Bioifooditech, PE
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-01 N/A
David Viaene, PE
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Melissa Mullen, PE
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-25 N/A

Ontario

Suspended and Cancelled Organic Certifications for Ontario
Certification Holder Authority Enforcement Action Date of Enforcement Action Due Date for Corrective Action or
Date of Certificate Reinstatement
L.V. Lomas Ltd.
(Quality Assurance International USA)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-11 N/A
Arva Flour Mills
(Centre for Systems Integration)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-07 N/A
Duthil Heyland Farms Seeds
(Centre for Systems Integration)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-07 N/A
The Ultimate Bean Coffee Roasting Co.
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-30 N/A
Holburne Mushroom Farm (2005) Ltd.
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation (Pro-cert Organic System) 2012-11-16 2013-05-14
(Ecocert Canada)
Stormfisher Ltd.
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-31 N/A
Affiliated Customs Brokers Ltd.
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-26 N/A
Ivan M. Martin, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-24 N/A
Brum's Dairy Ltd., ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-18 N/A
Ram Lochan
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-18 N/A
Agronica Inc. 0/A Garden Gate Farms, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-10 N/A
Alfred Dykstra, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Charles Grant, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Barry & Sarah Harrison, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Alvin Jantzi, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Kiss Bliss Farm, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Michael Lanigan, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Greg & Helma Luyten, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Juan Miranda, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 2012-12-03
Dennis Meston, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A
Underground Organics, ON
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-26 N/A

West

Suspended and Cancelled Organic Certifications for West
Certification Holder Authority Enforcement Action Date of Enforcement Action Due Date for Corrective Action or
Date of Certificate Reinstatement
Crandall, Blair, AB
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-12-21 2013/01/24
Bill Wells Farm, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-20 N/A
Ray, Aaron, Rudy and Waldtraut Smith, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic Systems)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-12-20 Due date for correction action
2013/01/31
Glenn Maitland, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-18 N/A
Ken Hamilton Farm, AB
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-17 N/A
Mark and Janet Organic Farms, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-12-17 Due date for corective action
2013/01/18
Bountifield's Farm, BC
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-13 N/A
Diamond Lake Farms, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-12 N/A
Olson Organic Farms, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-12 N/A
Joe Slovak, AB
(Global Organic Alliance, Inc.)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-12-11 2013-03-08
Carey Farm, AB
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-08 N/A
Genereux Farms, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-12-05 N/A
Wilf Kachurowski, MB
(Organic Producers Association of Manitoba Cooperative)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-04 N/A
Darrel Irvine, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-26 N/A
Altherr and Schellenberg, BC
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-11-23 2012-12-21
Cedar Lane Farm, MB
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-29 N/A
McKague Farm, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-21 N/A
Sunny K Seeds Ltd., SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-21 N/A
Ens Farms, Ltd., MB
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-07 N/A
Lee S Caza, AB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-06 N/A
Rick and Jody Frykas, MB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-06 N/A
Olson Organic Farms, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-11-06 Date for corrective action:
2012-12-06
Van Noort Bulb Co. Ltd., BC
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-02 N/A
Kostash Farm, AB
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-02 N/A
Celyddon Farm, BC
(Fraser Valley Organic Producers Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-31 N/A
Shoal Lake Wild Rice Ltd., MB
(Organic Producers Association of Manitoba Cooperative)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-10-29 N/A
Bedard Creek Organic Farm, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-26 N/A
William Chernoff, Jack Chernoff, SK
(International Certification Services)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-26 N/A
Harmony’s Way Farm, AB
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-20 N/A
Kammer Farm, SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-19 N/A
Byman Farm, SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-19 N/A
Flying Creek Farms Inc., SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-19 N/A
The Farm Gate, NT
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-21 N/A
Fresh Direct Produce Ltd., BC
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-18 N/A
Serben Organics, AB
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-16 N/A
Roger & Wanda Digney, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-16 N/A
Jake & Petra Penner, BC
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-16 N/A
Brian Swanson, SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-16 N/A
Ross and Lonna Walker, Lois Thorlacius-Betz, Barbara Denny, SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-16 N/A
Zuzus Petals Processing Ltd., SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-16 N/A
Springwater Organics Inc., SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-15 N/A
Woodlands Organics, AB
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-15 N/A
Alan Hamilton, SK
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-11 N/A
Ralph Zaistoff, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-11 N/A
Trevor Robinson, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-11 N/A
Philip Lambert, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-11 N/A
Clifford & Mavis James, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-11 N/A
Tom & Debbie Tendler, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-11 N/A
Jack Whetter, SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-10 N/A
Chiernyk Farms, AB
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-10 N/A
Eggstream Farms Ltd., BC
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-10-10 2012-11-07
Brookside Fruit Company, BC
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-10 N/A
Honey Farms, SK
(SAI Global Certification Services Pty Ltd.)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-09 N/A
Hiron Farm, SK
(Organic Crop Improvement Association)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-09 N/A
Cincott Enterprises Ltd., BC
(Pacific Agricultural Certification Society)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-10-08 N/A
Judy Zastre, AB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Terry & Collette Walter, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Jo-Ann Meszaros, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Erik Overbye, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Lance Petersen, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Michael & Violet Medvid, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
David & Becky Hiebert, AB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Mark & Cheryl Beitel, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Raymond J. Buhr, MB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Ben & Susan Braun, AB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Braun’s Flour, AB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Murray Morin, MB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Spruceland Farms Ltd., SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Nester Van Den Bussche, MB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Ian Dyck, MB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Southview Seed Cleaning, SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Trails North Ranch Co. Ltd., SK
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-26 N/A
Lee Caza, AB
(Pro-Cert Organic System)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-09-25 Due date for corrective action
2012-11-01

Quebec

Suspended and Cancelled Organic Certifications for Quebec
Certification Holder Authority Enforcement Action Date of Enforcement Action Due Date for Corrective Action or
Date of Certificate Reinstatement
Levinoff-Colbex s.e.c.
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-14 N/A
Boulangerie Première Moisson inc., Succursale Marché de l'ouest
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-01 N/A
Fabrication Concept Lab
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-01 N/A
Érablière la Halte Sucrée
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-22 N/A
Alfred et Simone
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-19 N/A
Marché Santé Terra Bella
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-19 N/A
Ferme Forest Laplante
(Organisme de Certification Québec-Vrai
)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-19 N/A
Ouimet - Tomasso Inc.
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-18 N/A
Veronica Zuniga
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-15 N/A
Jean-François Plasse et Julie Lavigne
(Organisme de Certification Québec-Vrai
)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-10 N/A
Ferme Mange-tout
(Organisme de Certification Québec-Vrai
)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-10-03 N/A
AM-NutriSource
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-21 N/A
Bio Pizza
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-21 N/A
Encore Gourmet, A Division of Pinnacle Ingredients and Flavors
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-21 N/A
Artisans de la terre
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-14 N/A
Chocadel
(Ecocert Canada)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-09-13 N/A

International

Suspended and Cancelled Organic Certifications for International
Certification Holder Authority Enforcement Action Date of Enforcement Action Due Date for Corrective Action or
Date of Certificate Reinstatement
Achdut, Shoham, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-18 N/A
Avtalion Oil Press, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-18 N/A
Cham Food Production, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-18 N/A
Ruhkin Avihai, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-18 N/A
Shmulik Galimidi Miluz, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-18 N/A
Teva Gev Ltd, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-12-18 N/A
Zulli Carmine, Italy
(CCPB)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-23 N/A
Azienda Agricola, Italy
(CCPB)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-23 N/A
Polini Luigi, Italy
(CCPB)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-23 N/A
Seed Developments Ltd., UK
(Soil Association Certification Ltd.)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-11-09 N/A
Adiv Nisim-Elishema, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-04 N/A
Heftziba-Efraim Moshe Ltd., Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-04 N/A
Yoram Dadon/Cohen, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-04 N/A
O'Veggie Garden, Thailand
(Organic Agriculture Certification Thailand (ACT))
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-11-01 N/A
Waitomo Orchard, NZ
(BioGro)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-29 N/A
RJ McDowell & DJ Kent, NZ
(BioGro)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-23 N/A
Andola Ltd., NZ
(BioGro)
OPR 20 (6) (b) Cancellation (Voluntary Withdrawal) 2012-10-17 N/A
Beit Hashita- Yohanan Oded, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-30 N/A
Nitzan 2- Michaeli David, Israel
(Agriorl)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-30 N/A
Yevul- Sharon Cohen-Yeshuot Halotza, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-30 N/A
Sarid-Denenbaum Boaz, Israel
(Agriorl)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-30 N/A
Or Fresh - Ofer Bugin / Inbal Shchori, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-30 N/A
Thina Hanasich - Suha Dakuar, Israel
(Agrior)
OPR 20 (5) (b) Cancellation 2012-09-30 N/A
Soukontoua, GIC Guiding Hope, Cameroon
(Soil Association Certification Ltd.)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-09-03 Due date for corrective action
2012-09-03
Toledo Cacao Growers Association, Belize
(Soil Association Certification Ltd., UK)
OPR 20 (2) (c) Suspension 2012-09-03 Due date for corrective action
2012-09-03
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