Organic Rules and Certification

Processing, origin of ingredients - FI Luomuliitto Standards for "Leppäkerttu" quality label 2004

Heinonen, Sampsa T (2006) Processing, origin of ingredients - FI Luomuliitto Standards for "Leppäkerttu" quality label 2004. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The basic ingredients of processed products must be 100 percent of Finnish origin and at least 75 percent of ingredients in total. It is recommended that 100 percent of animal feeds are of Finnish origin.

Difference

EU Regulation No. 2092/91 does not address the issue of geographical origin of the ingredients.

Justification

Domectic source of ingredients of processed products is regarded important in the eyes of consumers and from the point of view of organic principles.

EU Regulation

Annex VI. Processing > General principles
Rules of production and preparation - Art.6

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Processing > Processing inputs
Country/Standard: Europe > Finland > FI Luomuliitto Standards for "Leppäkerttu" quality label 2004
Principles:Principle of fairness
Ecological principle
ID Code:1201
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:29 Nov 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:20

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