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European Co-operation for Accreditation Status Report

Amandine Combe Communications and Marketing Manager  The European co-operation for Accreditation Multilateral Agreement (EA MLA) continued to grow and extend its scope in 2019.  EA welcomed a new signatory – our special congratulations to the Egyptian Accreditation Council (EGAC). 43 economies are now signatories. Paulo Tavares of the […]

A day in the life of an EA peer evaluator

Amandine Combe Peer evaluation operated by European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) determines whether the National Accreditation Bodies (NABs) meet the requirements laid down in Regulation (EC) No 765/2008, relevant harmonised standards and mandatory EA and international documents. National authorities shall recognise the equivalence of the services delivered by […]

New European organic food regulation

Amandine Combe The European Union (EU) organic farming rules cover agricultural products, including aquaculture and yeast. They encompass every stage of the production process, from seeds to the final processed food. There are therefore specific provisions covering a large variety of products. Producing organically means respecting the rules […]