Organic Rules and Certification

Livestock management, general requirements, deer - SP CRAE Rules 2002

Gonzalvez, V. (2005) Livestock management, general requirements, deer - SP CRAE Rules 2002. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Standards for marketing animals and animal products with the organic label, the animals should be bred in accordance with the general standards and principles of regulation (EU) 1804/1999 (individually for the herbivores mammals establishment - REWRITE TO AID UNDERSTANDING), regulated by the present practical standards. The document is split into 6 main points regulating the following aspects: a) conversion period; b) animal origin; c) animal feeding; d) animal management, including the maximal units per area; e) animal housing and f) animal transport . The 5 page documents approved by the Advisory Council for Organic Farming (CRAE), is in force and has been applied by all the semi-public Spanish Certification bodies in Spain since 09-05-2002

Difference

The CRAE-MAPA standard for deer is more extensive. Husbandry of deer is not regulated by the EU Regulation 2092/91

Justification

To provide clear rules for any significant type of agricultural / food production.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Special other animal standards - others than in EC Reg

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry
Country/Standard: Europe > Spain > Governmental regulation
Principles:Principle of fairness
Principle of health
ID Code:479
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:20 Nov 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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