The EU promulgates a list of products and substances that are allowed to be used in organic production

On July 15, 2021, the European Commission issued a new Implementation Regulation No. 2021/1165 (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1165) on promulgating a list of products and substances allowed to be used in food. organic production. This new regulation replaces European Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 on the Detailed Regulations on the production and labeling of organic products with respect to the production, labeling and control of organic products. Organic Control (EC) No 889/2008.

The new regulation 2021/1165 establishes a detailed list of products and substances that are allowed to be used in organic production at all stages in the organic production process for crop production, livestock production, and livestock production. aquaculture. For cultivation, prescribe a list of substances allowed to be used in fertilizers, field treatment, nutrition, and plant protection. For livestock, detailing the list of additional additives in animal feeds and feed ingredients that are not organic products of plant, algae, animal or yeast origin or raw materials. materials of animal feed of microbial or mineral origin, sanitary and disinfectant substances in animal husbandry and animal feed processing. In processing, the list of food additives, hygiene, sterilization, non-organic product ingredients used for processing,

It also provides for specific Licensing Procedures for the use of products and substances in certain areas of organic agriculture by third countries.

The EU promulgates this new Regulation to detail the Council of Europe Regulation No. 2018/848 for   organic production and the labeling of organic products in order to implement the “Farm to Fork” Strategy (from Farm to Table) is at the heart of the EU Green Deal with the goal of creating fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food systems, in which the EU sets out to achieve 25% of agricultural land will be organically cultivated by 2030.

This regulation will take effect from January 1, 2022, and a part from January 1, 2024 related to products and substances used in the process of disinfecting and cleaning farm fields, ponds, and stables. . For details, please refer to the link:

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