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Contamination, preventing - CZ KEZ Standards 2005

KEZ, o.p.s. (2005) Contamination, preventing - CZ KEZ Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Standards prescribe a number of specific preventive measures to prevent any contamination such as; buffer zones for prevention of contamination from parallel or conventional production, minimum distances from the land of the organic farm for using of chemicals for plant protection and mineral fertilizers, types of material for coverings, mulches, insect netting etc. and their disposal, cleaning of technical equipment and machinery simultaneously used in conventional agricultural systems and keeping of operation log book for them. See KEZ Standards Part II., Chapter General provisions..., Article 1.


CZ KEZ Standards require detailed measures to prevent contamination. No similar paragraphs are quoted in the EU Regulation 2092/91.


KEZ Standards try to prevent any possible contamination of soil or crops.

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 > Protection against contamination
Country/Standard: Europe > Czech Republic > KEZ o.p.s
Principles:Principle of care
Ecological principle
Principle of health
ID Code:382
Deposited On:01 Nov 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 09:11

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