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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

※【Notes:】
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 (maff.go.jp)

Reference Information about Organic JAS

 

Contact

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
Tel:+81-3-6744-2098
Email:jas_soudan@maff.go.jp

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