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Standards and Regulations

Huber, Beate; Schmid, Otto and Napo-Bitantem, Gbati (2010) Standards and Regulations. In: Willer, Helga and Kilcher, Lukas (Eds.) The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2010. FiBL and IFOAM, Frick and Bonn, chapter 4, pp. 72-79.

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2009 witnessed several major developments in the field of standards and regulations. The new EU regulation on organic production came into force as well as the Canadian organic standard. Furthermore, the Australian domestic organic standard was implemented. Between Canada and the U.S., the world’s first fully reciprocal agreement between regulated organic systems was concluded and the EU started the procedures for approving certification bodies from outside the EU. It is expected that these developments will ease trade with organic products and foster future growth of the sector.

EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Standards, regulations, EU regulation, certification bodies, organic products, Entwicklung und Kooperation, Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Sozio-Ökonomie
Subjects:"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > World
Values, standards and certification > Regulation
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > International
Related Links:http://www.organic-world.net/, http://www.organic-world.net/yearbook-2010.html, https://www.fibl-shop.org/shop/show.php?sprache=EN&art=1533, http://www.fibl.org/en/switzerland/development.html
Deposited By: Huber, Beate
ID Code:17928
Deposited On:26 Oct 2010 09:31
Last Modified:24 Feb 2011 08:58
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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