Organic Rules and Certification

Standards owner, Freiland Verband, Austria, 2009

Standards owner, Freiland Verband, Austria, 2009. [Certification - Standards owners]

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Other (etc.) (Freiland Logo)

Name of these organic standards

Freiland Standards

Level of use of the organic standard


Comment on the use of the organic standard and additional subjects covered

Organic livestock standards with special focus on animal welfare. The Freiland livestock products are marketed through two online organic delivery schemes or directly from the farms.

Names of European countries and/or regions where these organic standards are used


Link to the most recent version of these organic standards if publicly available

Name of the organic standards owner

FREILAND Verband für ökologisch-tiergerechte Nutztierhaltung und gesunde Ernährung

Acroym of the standard owner if different from the name



Seidengasse 33/13, A-10870 Wien, Austria


43 (0)1 408 88 09


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Private or public organic standards owner


Type of standards owner

Farmer organisation

Type of logo


Comments on logo and the certification and inspection system for the standard

Freiland requires its members to have a valid organic certification contract. Membership involves a visit directly by FREILAND Verband to verify implementation of the standards.

Special license fee claimed for the use of the logo apart from the certification costs


What is the price of the licence fee for various user categories (farmers, processors etc.)

Visit by FREILAND costs app. 50 €; Membership fee: 37 €.

Link to public price lists, if available

Number of employees (full-time, part time, free-lance) in "full-time years" working on organic standards issues for standards owners which are not accredited certifiers

1 (+ 1 free lance employee)

Certification Systems Overview:Standards owners
Certification by country:Austria
Item type:Certification - Standards owners
ID Code:2033
Deposited By:Florentine Meinshausen
Deposited On:16 Aug 2010 11:23
Last Modified:16 Aug 2010 11:23

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