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New organic production regulations

New organic production regulations

The European Commission has published the new organic regulation on organic production and labelling of organic products - Regulation (EU) 20118/848  

The new regulation will apply from Friday 1st January 2021.

To accompany the regulation, there will be a number of implementing and delegated acts, which will include the detailed rules for certification including permitted farm inputs, additives and processing aids. These are being developed during 2018.

IFOAM EU has put together an overview on what the new Organic Regulation will change for organic farmers, processors & certifiers, which you can read here.