Organic Rules and Certification

Origin of livestock, general requirements - PL Ekoland Standards 2005

Tyburski, Jozef (2006) Origin of livestock, general requirements - PL Ekoland Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Non-organically reared piglets for meat production may be brought to organic farm, as soon as they are weaned, of a weight less than 25kg.(4.2. g)

Difference

PL Ekoland Standards and EU Regulation 2092/91 differ on the weight limit for non-organically reared piglets brought onto organic farms. PL Ekoland Standards require piglets to weigh less than 25kg, whereas the weight limit under EU Regulation is 35kg.

Justification

The main reason is to keep the green image of the Association and to insure consumers trust.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Origin of animals/livestock sources - Annex I B3

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Origin of animals
Country/Standard: Europe > Poland > Ekoland
Principles:Principle of care
ID Code:975
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:02 May 2006
Last Modified:24 Nov 2008 08:19

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