Technical mailings: Accreditation and Standardization updates_8 July 2020

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Please find below the accreditation and standardization weekly notice.



  •  The EA Report 2019 has been released. You can find it here.
  • The following revised EA publications are available online:
    • EA-3/12 EA Policy for the Accreditation of Organic Production Certification in “Members’ Procedural Documents”: click here
    • EA-INF/07 National Accreditation Body Communication with National Regulators – Best Practice Guide in “Information and Promotional Documents”: click here


  • CEN/CENELEC have published their July newsletter with information on the CEN and CENELEC Technical Boards virtual meeting of 18-20 May 2020 (90th CEN/BT and 165th CLC/BT). BT_Newsletter_July2020


  • IAF has released a new issue of the IAF Outlook for April-June. Find it below….
IAF Chairs’ message
World Accreditation Day 2020
Certification bodies step up with remote auditing

In this issue:

Accreditation, standards and conformity assessment stepping up to the new digital age.

Accreditation provided in a virtual world
GFSI : Impact of accreditation in improving food safety
(QI): A Rising topic for development
Accreditation to support businesses through COVID-19
The latest from ISO CASCO
BRCGS guidance for confidence in food safety during outbreak
Advancing conformity assessment for the new digital age
Accreditation for notification project
IAF Frequently Asked Questions website