Organic Rules and Certification

Parallel production, grazing, livestock - NL SKAL Standards 2005

vermunt, B (2005) Parallel production, grazing, livestock - NL SKAL Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Non-organic livestock are allowed to use the paddocks of organic units for a maximum period of 7 months and must be managed as certified extensively reared livestock, defined in annex II, list a point 3.

Difference

SKAL has defined a maximum period of 7 months, whereas the EU Regulation 2092/91 has not defined this period. see rule Text: Annex I, part B 1.7: By derogation from this principle, livestock not reared in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation can use, for a limited period of time each year, the pasturage of units complying with this regulation, provided that such animals come from extensive husbandry.

Justification

The rule gives more clarity.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Conversion - Annex I B2

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Origin of animals
Country/Standard: Europe > The Netherlands > Skal
Principles:Principle of fairness
Ecological principle
ID Code:97
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:29 Oct 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 08:31

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