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Organic JAS

The JAS Standards for organic plants and organic processed foods of plant origin were established in 2000 on the basis with the Guidelines for the Production, Processing, Labelling and Marketing of Organically Produced Foods which were adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

The organic JAS system has been further developed with the addition of the JAS Standards for organic livestock products, organic processed foods of animal origin and organic feeds which took effect in November 2005.

Operators certified by registered Japanese or overseas certifying bodies are able to attach the organic JAS logo to products that were produced or manufactured in accordance with relevant organic JAS Standards.

Organic JAS

 Organic JAS System 

List of Certifying Bodies and Importers

Organic Equivalency

   List of Countries with Organic Equivalency(PDF:61KB)


 United States - Japan


Canada - Japan

          ※  At this time, CFIA'S Import Certificate is not available.

               So that, before the official Canadian Import Certificate is established, you can use this temporary export certificate. 


European Union - Japan



Food Standards Office, Food Manufacture Affairs Division,
Food Industry Affairs Bureau,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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