Organic Rules and Certification

US NOP 2002: Care of Environment

Huber, Beate (2006) US NOP 2002: Care of Environment. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The producer must manage plant and animal materials or crop nutrients to maintain or improve soil organic matter content in a manner that does not contribute to contamination of crops, soil, or water by plant nutrients, pathogenic organisms, heavy metals, or residues of prohibited substances. (§205.203 (c) and (d)) The producer of an organic livestock operation must manage manure in a manner that does not contribute to contamination of crops, soil, or water by plant nutrients, heavy metals, or pathogenic organisms and optimizes recycling of nutrients.( § 205.239 (c))

Difference

The EU does not refer to the care of environment.

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Environmental care/environmental impact
Country/Standard:USA
Principles:Principle of care
Ecological principle
ID Code:804
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:15 Mar 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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