EU Organic Regulation

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European Parliament report on new EU organic rules is “major step in the right direction” – IFOAM

IFOAM EU has welcomed a report from the European Parliament on European Commission plans for a new EU organic regulation due to be finalised this summer. The report, produced by the Green MEP, Martin Häusling, and presented last week to the Parliament Agriculture Committee, contains 300 amendments to the Commission’s current proposal, including on the […]

June 2, 2015 Continue Reading
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Revolt grows against EC’s fast-tracked organic rules change

Evidence that attitudes are hardening towards the European Commission’s plan to radically overhaul organic regulations in Europe was on clear display at last week’s Biofach exhibition and congress in Nuremberg. Leading organic industry figures and senior politicians from across Europe used the event to call on the new European agriculture commissioner, Phil Hogan (pictured), to […]

February 15, 2015 Continue Reading
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Kloos: Don’t strangle organic sector with red tape

Germany’s Permanent Secretary for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Dr Robert Kloos, has urged the European Commission not to “strangle the organic sector with red tape”. Referring to the current revision by the Commission of the EU Organic Regulation, Kloos said: “EU Organic revision is important but we must get it right and we must […]

February 16, 2014 Continue Reading
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Kloos: Don’t strangle organic sector with red tape

Germany’s Permanent Secretary for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Dr Robert Kloos, has urged the European Commission not to “strangle the organic sector with red tape”. Referring to the current revision by the Commission of the EU Organic Regulation, Kloos said: “EU Organic revision is important but we must get it right and we must […]

February 16, 2014 Continue Reading
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