Organic Rules and Certification

Beekeeping, origin of bees - Naturland 2005

Huber, Beate (2005) Beekeeping, origin of bees - Naturland 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Only colonies and queens from certified organic origin (NATURLAND or equivalent, if available) and free from contamination with substances, prohibited by the NATURLAND standards, can be brought in. (NL standards for organic beekeeping II.7. Brought-in bees)

Difference

The NATURLAND standard is similar but slightly more precise by requiring NATURLAND certified colonies (or equivalent) if available.

Justification

To ensure NATURLAND quality throughout the whole production chain.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > C.Beekeeping and beekeeping products > Origin of the bees - Annex I C3

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Specific animal standards > Beekeeping
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Naturland
Principles:Principle of care
Principle of health
ID Code:392
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:29 Oct 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 09:14

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