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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 (2018)
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, 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 Regula

Full text
Norwegian
Website
www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Basic legislation, Biodiversity, 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 production, Planting material/seeds

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 | European Union | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Norway | 2003 (2010)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

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

Legislation | Norway | 2005 | Repealed

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/transhumance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Norway | 2015 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

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

Legislation | Norway | 2017 (2017)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX