List of Control Bodies for Organic Products in Third Countries made public

List of Control Bodies for Organic Products in Third Countries made public On December 7, 2011 Implementing Regulation (EU) 1267/2011 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The new Regulation is 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. The European Commission published the list of...
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IFOAM EU: Guidelines for pesticide residue contaminations on organic food

IFOAM EU: Guidelines for pesticide residue contaminations on organic food The IFOAM EU Group has published the first edition of the “Guideline for Pesticide Residue Contaminations for International Trade in Organic”. The guideline provides strong support for organic trading and processing companies on how to deal with this difficult topic. More importantly it provides a practical approach that companies can use to help them in the communication with their suppliers...
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DS Consulting first Greek company registered at Carbon Trust

DS Consulting first Greek company registered at Carbon Trust DS Consulting is the first Greek company to be registered as a Consultancy for Carbon Footprinting projects at Carbon Trust. DS as an authorised carbon footprint delivery partner, is developing Carbon Footprinting projects for Products and Services against the PAS 2050 Standard. Carbon Trust is among the World’s leading companies in carbon footprinting certification. Consumer awareness over...
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IFOAM presents the Global Organic Mark

IFOAM presents the Global Organic Mark The worldwide Organic Movement revises after six years of discussion its Organic Guarantee System. Key elements of that reform are the so called “Family of Standards”, a list of organic good practices standards, and the Global Organic Mark. IFOAM has published the new logos. The Organic Guarantee System (OGS) reform of the worldwide Organic Movement has been decided a few months ago...
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The rise and fall of Organic Farming in Greece

In June 2004, the European Commission, responding to the growing expansion of Organic Farming in European Union, proceeded into adopting a European Action Plan aiming at the establishment, reinforcement and development of the Organic Market. The policy paper consisted of 21 agenda points – actions for the Member States and indirect payments to farmers were included, although not clear enough...
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