Organic Rules and Certification

Labelling claims, shops and supermarkets - SE KRAV 2006

Mattsson, Eva (2006) Labelling claims, shops and supermarkets - SE KRAV 2006. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

There are requirements for how a shop or a supermarket can call themselves KRAV authorised. They shall contribute to increased availability of organic products through having a wide range certified products and have a well informed staff. The range of products shall reflect what is available on the market and the objective is that the consumer shall be able to choose organic alternatives from all product groups. The standard also covers repacking of products at the shop or supermarket. (KRAV standards chapter 15).

Difference

Standards for shops and supermarkets are not covered in EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

To authorise shops for handling of organic products and for promotion of organic production will increase the knowledge about organic agriculture and the availability of products. With well trained personnel it also increases the security that organic products are handled in the right way and not commingled with other products.

EU Regulation

Labelling and claims - Art.5
Annex V. Labelling > Indication that products are covered by the inspection scheme - Annex IV A
Rules of production and preparation - Art.6

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:General areas of Organic Agriculture > Organic integrity
Labelling provisions
Country/Standard: Europe > Sweden > Krav
Principles:Principle of care
Principle of fairness
ID Code:1151
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:05 Oct 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:01

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