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International Organic Inspection Manual

This manual is the most comprehensive text on organic inspection procedures and protocols written to date. It is intended to improve the quality and increase the consistency of organic inspections worldwide. It is to be used by organic control bodies, including IOIA and IFOAM, as a training tool and reference text. It is a fundamental resource to be used in conjunction with certification standards, approved material/input lists, and accreditation criteria.

Content: The manual contains a general overview of organic standards and regulatory frameworks. It contains detailed information on inspector qualifications, responsibilities, and ethics. Protocols, methodologies, and techniques are presented for the inspection of specific types of organic operations. The manual contains instructions for risk assessment, sample collection, identification of organic control points, and audit review. It contains guidelines for both narrative and checklist inspection reports, and concludes with an extensive resource section. 

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