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Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91.

Country/Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Ecological production/organic production Basic legislation Biodiversity Agricultural commodities Food quality control/food safety Packaging/labelling Processing/handling Inspection Internal trade International trade Fraud/deceit/adulteration Animal feed/feedstuffs Animal production Plant production Planting material/seeds
Abstract

This Regulation lays down the legislative framework relevant to the sustainable development of organic production. It sets forth rules concerning: (a) all stages of production, preparation and distribution of organic products and their control; (b) the use of indications referring to organic production in labelling and advertising. Such rules apply to processed and unprocessed products originating from agriculture and aquaculture, including feedingstuffs, vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation.

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91 on organic production of agricultural products and indications referring thereto on agricultural products and foodstuffs.

Legislation | 1991

Keyword: Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Processing/handling, Food quality control/food safety, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Floriculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Organic Farming (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.R. No. 435 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

Keyword: Farming, Plant production, Ecological production/organic production, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Products Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 842 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 106 of 2009 relative to the recognition of standards for certification of ecological aquaculture production.

Legislation | Norway | 2009

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Ecological production/organic production, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Eco Labelling Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2001

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Packaging/labelling, Food additives, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 317 of 2008 amending the Agricultural Quality Decree in relation with the carrying into effect of some EC Regulations.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Packaging/labelling, Ecological production/organic production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Organic Farming) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 30 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 889/2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Aquaculture, Internal trade, International trade, Ecological production/organic production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal production, Drugs, Animal health, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Certification, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale concernant le mode de production et l'étiquetage des produits biologiques.

Legislation | Belgium | 2009

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal production, Animal health, Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon concernant le mode de production et l'étiquetage des produits biologiques et abrogeant l'arrêté du Gouvernement wallon du 28 février 2008.

Legislation | Belgium | 2010

Keyword: GMO, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Inspection, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand relatif à la production biologique et à l'étiquetage des produits biologiques.

Legislation | Belgium | 2008

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Packaging/labelling, Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Subsidy/incentive, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree implementing Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 426/2011 as regards the computerized management of notifications relating to activities carried out trough organic methods.

Legislation | Italy | 2011

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on organic production and labelling and supervision of organic products (No. 846 of 2008).

Legislation | Finland | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Packaging/labelling, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Animal welfare, Authorization/permit, Plant production, Plant protection, Ecological production/organic production, Planting material/seeds, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on urgent measures to improve the control system pursuant to article 27 of Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007.

Legislation | Italy | 2012

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on organic production and processing of agricultural products and foodstuffs.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2010

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Farming, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Certification, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on organic farming.

Legislation | Poland | 2009

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Institution, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Products (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 1902 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Ecological production/organic production, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. XLVI of 2008 on food chain and its control.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Access-to-information, Codex Alimentarius, Consumer protection, Offences/penalties, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, HACCP, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Pests/diseases, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Farming Act (2006)

Legislation | Estonia | 2006

Keyword: Farming, Agricultural commodities, Authorization/permit, Registration, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Decree No. 239343 establishing national rules for organically-breed hens for egg production.

Legislation | Greece | 2010

Keyword: Animal production, Ecological production/organic production, Poultry, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ecological Production Act Implementation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2010

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree relative to ecological production (SFS No. 2009:27).

Legislation | Sweden | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Certification, Traceability/product tracing, Packaging/labelling, Ecological production/organic production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1404 on organic food and aquaculture.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Processing/handling, Aquatic plants, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Aquatic animals, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Traceability/product tracing, Food quality control/food safety, Aquaculture, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree relative to ecological production (SFS No. 2013:1059).

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Certification, Traceability/product tracing, Offences/penalties, Packaging/labelling, Ecological production/organic production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Delegated Decree No. 94 implementing European Union legislation concerning the production and labelling of organic products.

Legislation | San Marino | 2012

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Processing/handling, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Offences/penalties, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Inspection, Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 879 on organic aquaculture production and labeling of organic aquaculture products.

Legislation | Norway | 2015

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Ecological production/organic production, Certification, Authorization/permit, Aquatic animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the computerized management of annual programmes on plant production, animal production, aquaculture, importation and preparation of organic products.

Legislation | Italy | 2012

Keyword: Aquaculture, Procedural matters, Data collection/reporting, Certification, Enforcement/compliance, Ecological production/organic production, Animal production, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree amending the Decree implementing some provisions of the Ecological Agriculture Act.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2012

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree concerning the computerized management of notifications relating to organic methods, pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007.

Legislation | Italy | 2012

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Access-to-information, Animal production, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on organic production control (SFS 2013:363).

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Orden ECC/1936/2014 - Normas de control e inspección en la importación de productos ecológicos procedentes de terceros países.

Legislation | Spain | 2014

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté ministériel établissant les prescriptions de production extraordinaires pour l'utilisation de matériel de reproduction végétative non biologique.

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Internal trade, International trade, Planting material/seeds, Packaging/labelling, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté ministériel établissant les prescriptions de production exceptionnelles pour l'utilisation de semences non biologiques ou de plants de pommes de terre non biologiques.

Legislation | Belgium | 2014

Keyword: Planting material/seeds, Vegetables/legumes, Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Production and Labelling of Organic Products Regulations, 2016 (L.N. 35 of 2016).

Legislation | Malta | 2016

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Certification, Offences/penalties, Institution, Processing/handling, Packaging/labelling, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Internal trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Inspection, International trade, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree amending the structure and system documentation related to organisms carrying out controls on operators engaged in the production, processing, storage and importation from third countries of the products referred to in article 1 (2) of Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007.

Legislation | Italy | 2013

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) no. 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Basic legislation, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Production and Labelling of Organic Products Regulations, 2018 (L.N. 15 of 2018).

Legislation | Malta | 2018

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Institution, Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant production, Planting material/seeds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1204 of 2009 on Procedures for the Circulation of Animal Products and Products Derived Therefrom, which are not Regulated by Directly Applicable Legal Acts of the European Union Regarding Organic Farming

Legislation | Latvia | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Wild fauna, Birds, Wildlife products, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Farming Act.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2000

Keyword: Basic legislation, Ecological production/organic production, Research, International trade, Inspection, Agricultural development, Apiculture/sericulture, Farming, Registration, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Animal production, Biotechnology, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on general derogations from conditions of organic production.

Legislation | Poland | 2015

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Joint Decree No. 295194 establishing additional measures on the use of propagating material in organic farming, in implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 889/2008.

Legislation | Greece | 2009

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Access-to-information, Planting material/seeds, Authorization/permit, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1862 amending Regulation (EC) No. 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries.

Legislation | 2017

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Decision No. 2543/103240 establishing additional measures for the application of Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 and Regulation No. 889/2008 and No. 1235/2008 on the production, labelling and control of organic plant, animal and aquaculture products and conditions for import of organic products from third countries.

Legislation | Greece | 2017

Keyword: Aquaculture, Ecological production/organic production, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, International trade, Inspection, Animal production, Animal health, Packaging/labelling, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 2009 on Procedure for the Supervision and Control of Organic Farming

Legislation | Latvia | 2009

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Farming, Certification, Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Authorization/permit, International trade, Genetic resources, Data collection/reporting, Plant variety, Planting material/seeds, Packaging/labelling, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Organic Production and Labelling of Organic Products Regulations, 2018 (L.N. 1 of 2018).

Legislation | Malta | 2018

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Institution, Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on organic agriculture control system.

Legislation | Croatia | 2019

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, Monitoring, Procedural matters, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on organic production and labeling of organic agricultural products, aquaculture products, food and feed (Ecology Regulation).

Legislation | Norway | 2017

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Ecological production/organic production, Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Registration, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007.

Legislation | 2018

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Basic legislation, Biodiversity, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Drugs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Plant production, Planting material/seeds, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX