Organic Rules and Certification

Mushroom production, innoculum - DE Bioland standards 2005

Huber, Beate and Deeken, Wiebke (2005) Mushroom production, innoculum - DE Bioland standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Mushroom brood (Inoculum) must come from BIOLAND certified companies with preference, or at least from other certified organic origin. Cereals for the production of brood must be of BIOLAND or at least organic origin. (Bioland production standards, 5.4.4 Mushroom brood)

Difference

The BIOLAND standard is more detailed. The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not regulate the sources or quality of inoculum.

Justification

To ensure BIOLAND / organic qualtiy throughout the whole production chain.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Production of mushrooms - Annex I A5

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Horticulture > Mushrooms
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Bioland
Principles:Principle of health
ID Code:646
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Dec 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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