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Lifting the lid on organic certification

Padel, Susanne (2011) Lifting the lid on organic certification. Organic Research Centre Bulletin, December 2011, 107, pp. 8-0.

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CERTCOST, a European research project on the system of certification of organic food ran from 2008 until November 2011 with the aim of providing recommendations to improve the efficiency, transparency, and cost effectiveness of organic food certification systems in Europe. ORC became a project partner in 2009 when Susanne Padel joined us from Aberystwyth University. This article reviews some of the findings relating to certification and non compliance.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:sanctions, non-compliances, risk
Subjects: Values, standards and certification > Regulation
Research affiliation: European Union > CertCost
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC)
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:207727
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:20466
Deposited On:03 Feb 2012 10:16
Last Modified:03 Feb 2012 10:16
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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