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Veterinary treatment, general requirements - DE Bioland Standards 2005

Huber, Beate (2006) Veterinary treatment, general requirements - DE Bioland Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Certain substances (active matters, groups of pharmaceuticals, listed in the corresponding chapter 10.5.) that are considered to be harmful or critical and that can be replaced by other less critical substances or treatments are excluded from use even as a medical treatment. (Bioland production standards, 4.6.2 Treatment; Bioland production standards, 10.5 Pharmaceutical Products, the Use of which is Prohibited or Limited in the Keeping of Animals)

Difference

The BIOLAND standard is more detailed an lists substances not permitted. The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not exclude specific substances from use as medical treatment.

Justification

The use of substances that may have an influence on the quality of the food or the environment shall be excluded or at least restricted.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Disease prevention and veterinary treatment/health care - Annex I B5

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Veterinary treatment
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Bioland
Principles:Principle of care
Ecological principle
Principle of health
ID Code:693
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:15 Jan 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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