Organic Rules and Certification

Transport of livestock, general requirements - US NOP 2002

Huber, Beate (2006) Transport of livestock, general requirements - US NOP 2002. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

US has no specific provisions for transport of organic animals.

Difference

EU Regulation 2092/91 requires minimizingf stress during transport and loading, and prohibits the use of electrical stimulation to coerce animals as well as the use of any allopathic tranquilliser, prior to and during transport. US do not address transport of animals.

Justification

No justification was available.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Animal husbandry, management, transport, identification of livestock products/slaughter - Annex I B6

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Transport
Country/Standard:USA
Principles:Principle of fairness
ID Code:784
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:06 Mar 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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