Organic Rules and Certification

Processing, preservatives, milk - SE KRAV 2006

Mattsson, Eva (2006) Processing, preservatives, milk - SE KRAV 2006. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

When preserving milk only bacteria cultures and acidification substances of plant origin may be used. Chemical feed preservatives including formic, propionic and acetic acid are not allowed (KRAV standards paragraph 5.3.28).

Difference

EU Regulation 2092/91 Annex I paragraph 4.17 and annex II D1.5 allows the following preservatives for animal feed: E 200 Sorbic acid, E 236 Formic acid, E 260 Acetic acid, E 270 Lactic acid, E 280 Propionic acid, E 330 Citric acid.

Justification

On organic production as little chemical preservatives as possible should be used.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Product handling, storage, processing, transportation and packaging - not in EC Reg > Processing and manufactoring

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Processing > Specific processing rules for product groups
Processing > Processing inputs
Country/Standard: Europe > Sweden > Krav
Principles:Principle of care
Principle of health
ID Code:1138
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:05 Oct 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:01

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