Organic Rules and Certification

Collection of wild plants - Int. Codex Alimentarius Guidelines 2005

Schmid, Otto and Ziegler, Katia (2006) Collection of wild plants - Int. Codex Alimentarius Guidelines 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The operator should provide for maintenance and sustainability of the ecosystem when harvesting or gathering the products.

Difference

Specific responsibilities of the operator are detailed in the Codex Alimentarius requirements, while the EU regulation 2092/91 rules this area in a more general way.

Justification

Wild habitats are very vulnerable: Codex Alimentarius requirements to indicate the most important parameters to be respected before approval may occure to grant sustainability.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Collection of wild plants - Annex I A4

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Collection from the wild (plants and animals)
Country/Standard:Codex Alimentarius Guideline
Principles:Principle of care
Ecological principle
ID Code:1014
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:27 Aug 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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