Organic Rules and Certification

Manure fertilizers, application - FI Luomuliitto Standards for "Leppäkerttu" quality label 2004

Heinonen, Sampsa T (2006) Manure fertilizers, application - 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

It is required that all animal manure used for growing products intended directly for human consumption must be composted.

Difference

There is no such requirement in the EU Regulation No. 2092/91.

Justification

Composting of the manure is regarded as important in the eyes of the consumers.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Livestock manure - Annex I B7, see also Annex VII
Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Fertilizing - Annex I A2
Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg > Soil and water conservation

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Crop production > Fertilisers
Crop production > Soil fertility and biological activity
Environmental care/environmental impact > Soil
Country/Standard: Europe > Finland > FI Luomuliitto Standards for "Leppäkerttu" quality label 2004
Principles:Ecological principle
Principle of health
ID Code:1203
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:29 Nov 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:20

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