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

Country/Territory
Norway
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition, Fisheries, Cultivated plants
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
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Regulation, based on the EEA Agreement, provides for the labeling or advertising of the products that refers to organic production and shall apply to any phase of production, processing, distribution, sales and imports from outside the country EEA area of agricultural and aquaculture products (whether living or processed products). It shall not apply to products that originate from hunting or fishing. The Regulation lists other (EU) legislation that shall apply, in particular Council Regulation 834/2007. Producers shall be registered in accordance with Commission Regulation 889/2008 and shall use in the production registered organic materials (with certain exceptions) as prescribed. Specific rules are defined for the maximum number of animals that may be kept on land and the manufacture of animal feed.

Full text
Norwegian
Website
www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Implements

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

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

Legislation | 2007

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 124 of 2003 relative to food production and food safety (Food Act).

Legislation | Norway | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Fish products, Fish disease, Basic legislation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Policy/planning, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Plant production, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

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

Regulation No. 1103 on organic production and labeling of organic agricultural products and foodstuffs.

Legislation | Norway | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Classification/declassification, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural development, Milk/dairy products, Hormones/steroids, Inspection, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Animal health, Animal production, Grazing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Delegation of authority from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority to Debio pursuant to the Ecological Regulation

Legislation | Norway | 2017

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Ecological production/organic production, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Inspection, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX