Organic Rules and Certification

Contamination, preventing - CZ PRO-BIO Standards 2004

PRO-BIO, Association of ecological farmers (2005) Contamination, preventing - CZ PRO-BIO Standards 2004. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

In case of new sites and land areas, it is necessary to consider previous use. If a pollution risk exists, soil and products have to be analysed.

Difference

No similar paragraph is quoted in the EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

It is necessary to exclude previous contamination of natural background of new sites/farms.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg > Contamination with pesticides/GMO

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Pollution risks/non permitted inputs > Environment contaminants (heavy metals etc)
Pollution risks/non permitted inputs > Protection against contamination
Country/Standard: Europe > Czech Republic > PRO-BIO
Principles:Principle of care
Principle of health
ID Code:157
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:29 Oct 2005
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:18

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