Organic Rules and Certification

Animal breeding, general requirements - Int. Codex Alimentarius Guidelines 2005

Ziegler, Katia and Schmid, Otto (2006) Animal breeding, general requirements - Int. Codex Alimentarius Guidelines 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The choice of breeds, strains and breeding methods shall be consistent with the principles of organic farming.

Difference

CODEX does not list acceptable breeding techniques but leaves it to a very general wording of adapted breeding methods, while the EU Regulation 2092/91 more clearly excludes certain breeding techniques.

Justification

No justification was available.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Origin of animals/livestock sources - Annex I B3

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Breeding techniques
Country/Standard:Codex Alimentarius Guideline
Principles:Principle of care
Principle of fairness
ID Code:1176
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:14 Nov 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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