Organic Rules and Certification

Social Justice - Italian Organic Standards 2005

Triantafyllidis, Alessandro (2006) Social Justice - Italian Organic Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The Italian Organic Standards (IOS) requires the organic operator to respect some social and labour principles within her/his relationship with any member of the team of the farm/firm.

Difference

The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not address social justice principles.

Justification

In harmony with the IFOAM principles of fairness, the IOS requires the organic operator, to respect together with the environment the social justice principles of equal opportunities, working conditions, and absence of discrimination.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Social justice and fair trade - not in EC Reg > Social Justice

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Social justice and fair trade
Country/Standard: Europe > Italy > PrivateStandardName_A
Principles:Principle of fairness
ID Code:700
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:15 Jan 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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