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Organic JAS

  JAS Act
JAS System
- List of CBs
- Outline of required formalities for CB
Organic JAS
- Standards
- Technical criteria
- Export of organic foods to Japan 
- Organic equivalency
  List of Standards
  JAS Movie
  Japanse Website(日本語)
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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 logo can only be applied by registered business entities that have been certified by the Accredited certification body to verify that organic foods are produced in compliance with JAS.
In addition, it is prohibited to sell agricultural products and processed foods as "Organic foods" with names such as "有機","Organic", etc. without the Organic JAS logo.
Organic JAS

 Information on the amended Act on JAS

 Organic Standards 

    Techinical Criteria for Production process managers,
      Re-packers and Importers

    Formats and Methods of Grade Labeling

    Inspection Methods

    Export of Organic Products to Japan

    Organic equivalency

    List of Organic JAS Certification Bodies and Importers

    Please note that this list covers only those who agreed to post their name/address/contact information etc. on our English webpage, while you will find all the certified operators including all certified importers on our Japanese webpage as follows: 
    有機食品の検査認証制度:農林水産省 (

    Reference Information about Organic JAS



    Standards and Conformity Assessment Policy Office, Food Manufacture Affairs Division,
    New Bussiness and Food Industry Department, Minister's Secretariat,
    Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
    Email:jas_soudan★ (Please replace "★" with "@" when sending an email.)

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