Organic Rules and Certification

Slaughter and livestock husbandry - US NOP 2002

Huber, Beate (2006) Slaughter and livestock husbandry - 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 husbandry practices and slaughter.

Difference

EU Regulation 2092/91 allows artificial insemination but not embryo transfer. US does not address this however the use of hormones in the absence of illness in the US is not allowed. EU does not allow operations such as dehorning, cutting of teeth and other to be carried out systematically. EU defines minimum age for slaughter of poultry. US does not address this.

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 > Breeding techniques
Country/Standard:USA
Principles:Principle of fairness
ID Code:785
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:06 Mar 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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