Organización Internacional Agropecuaria (OIA) is a company leader in quality certification of agricultural, processed and industrialized products. It stands out for its accreditations and endorsements, allowing the access its certified products to the most demanding markets.
OIA commenced operation in 1991 as a certifier of organic vegetal, animal and processed products, from the initiation of organic production in Argentina, Brazil and Latin America. In 2002 OIA opens an office in Brazil , supporting the company's performance in that country.
OIA follows the global tendency in consumers' demand for food health and quality. It is also highly acknowledged as quality certifier for agricultural, fisheries and industrial products, and offers a wide range of certifications (Organic, EurepGAP, BPM, HACCP, NO-GMO, Traceability, Food Quality Attributes, Sustainable Fisheries, Alimentos Argentinos (Argentine Food) Seal, Utz Certified, SISBOV, etc.).
OIA provides qualified certification services, reliable and transparent to the consumer, based on advanced scientific principles and clear, precise methodologies, to assure independence from commercial interests. OIA counts with the international accreditation ISO 65/EN 45011, specific for certifying agencies, basing all procedures on those standards.
Drugs discovered on board Greenlandic trawler Iceland
A fourth crew member of fishing vessel Polar Nanoq, which sails under the flag of Greenland, was arrested in the Icelandic port of Hafnarfjordur, after the police discovered a large quantity of hashish aboard.
Brussels validates Spanish fisheries control system Spain
The European Commission has notified Spain that it considers finalized the implementation of the action plan to remedy deficiencies in the Spanish fisheries control system, which was established by Decision of the EC on 30 July 2012.