TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. EAKC exercise the control as specified by the Kosher certification scheme over ownership, use and display of licenses, certificates, marks of conformity and any other mechanisms for indicating a product is certified.

 

Incorrect references to Kosher certification scheme, or misleading use of licenses, certificates, marks, or any other mechanism for indicating a product is certified, found in documentation or other publicity, shall be dealt with by suitable actions, such as:

 

  • Corrective Actions

  • Withdrawal of Certificate

  • Publication of the Transgression and if necessary,

  • Legal Action.

 

2. When a nonconformity with Kosher certification requirements is substantiated, either as a result of surveillance or otherwise, EAKC considers and decides upon the appropriate action that includes any of the following:

 

  • Continuation of certification under conditions specified by the EAKC (e.g. increased surveillance).

  • Reduction in the scope of certification to remove nonconforming product variants.

  • Suspension of the certification pending remedial action by the client.

  • Withdrawal of the certification.

 

3. If certification is terminated (by request of the client), suspended or withdrawn, EAKC takes actions specified by the Kosher certification scheme and makes all necessary modifications to formal certification documents, public information, authorizations for use of marks, etc., in order to ensure it provides no indication that the product continues to be certified.

 

4. If a scope of certification is reduced, EAKC takes actions specified by the Kosher certification scheme and makes all necessary modifications to formal certification documents, public information, authorizations for use of marks, etc., in order to ensure the reduced scope of certification is clearly communicated to the client and clearly specified in certification documentation and public information.

 

5. If certification is suspended, EAKC assigns one or more persons to formulate and communicate the following to the client:

  • Actions needed to end suspension and restore certification for the product(s) in accordance with the Kosher certification scheme.

  • Any other actions required by the Kosher certification scheme.

 

6. If certification is reinstated after suspension, EAKC makes all necessary modifications to formal certification documents, public information, authorizations for use of marks, etc., in order to ensure all appropriate indications, exist that the product continues to be certified. If a decision to reduce the scope of Kosher certification is made as a condition of reinstatement, EAKC makes all necessary modifications to formal certification documents, public information, authorizations for use of marks, etc., in order to ensure the reduced scope of certification is clearly communicated to the client and clearly specified in certification documentation and public information.