Organic Rules and Certification

Competent authority, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Denmark,2009

Competent authority, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Denmark,2009. [Certification - Competent authority]

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Level of authority

National Authority

Name of the authority/body

Foedevarestyrelsen, (Danish Veterinary and Food Administration)

Address

Division for Food Quality, Moerkhoej Bygade 19, 2860 Soeborg, Denmark

Phone

+45 33956000

E-mail

6.kontor@fvst.dk

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.uk.foedevarestyrelsen.dk/Food+Safety/Organic_food/forside.htm , http://www.foedevarestyrelsen.dk/Maerkning/Okologi/forside.htm

Responsibilities as concerns organic certification

Supervising certification of processors, packing departments, importers, aquaculture etc.

Number of employees (full time, part time, freelancers) in "full-time years" involved in the implementation of the organic certification scheme in the country (incl. staff providing statistics to the EU according to EU Reg. 834/2007).

2.47 full-time years (1650 effective working hours/year) Total costs for 2008: € 207673

Certification Systems Overview:Competent authorities
Certification by country:Denmark
Item type:Certification - Competent authority
ID Code:1404
Deposited By:Mrs. Lizzie Melby Jespersen
Deposited On:06 Feb 2009 15:40
Last Modified:26 Aug 2010 15:37

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