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Organic Standards

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CERES equivalent standard for third countries
Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 889/2008


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1235/2008

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1330/2016
NOP
National Organic Program of the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
JAS
Japanese Agricultural Standard of Organic Agricultural Products (including Processed Foods) of the MAFF (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan)
Bio Suisse
Bio Suisse is the umbrella organization of the Swiss organic farmers.
Canada Organic Regime (COR)
In 2009, Canada and the USA signed an equivalence agreement for organic products. Products certified to the US National Organic Program, can be sold as organic also in Canada.
GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD
The GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD is the most comprehensive and worldwide recognised standard for organic textiles.
Bird Friendly Coffee
The shade criteria for "Bird Friendly®" coffee has been developed by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in the spirit of mutual interest and cooperation with others involved in coffee (producers, traders, retailers, researchers, etc.) who share concerns about this very important aspect of sustainable coffee production.
Remark: At the bottom of the page you will find a link to the pdf.file "Norms for Production, Processing and Marketing of "Bird Friendly ®" Coffee".
Demeter
Demeter is the brand for products from Biodynamic® Agriculture.

Remark: On the DEMETER website please go for "Standards".
Naturland
Naturland is one of the most important organisations in the field of organic agriculture in Germany. On the global level Naturland is one of the major certifying organisations for organic produce.

Remark: On the NATURLAND website please go for "Naturland e.V. Standards".
Soil Association
The Soil Association is the UK's leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming.

Remark: On the website of Soil Association please go for "Organic Standards".
KRAV Standard
The first KRAV Standard where published 1985 and covered plant production. Today they have Standards for 19 different types of production.

Organic Production Standard of Ecuador
Reglamento de La Normativa de la Producción Orgánica Agropecuaria en el Ecuador

National Standard for Organic Production in Ecuador

 

Non-Organic Standards

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GlobalG.A.P. (Fruit & Vegis; IFA; Coffee)
GlobalGAP is an initiative of retailers belonging to the Euro-Retailer Produce Working Group (EUREP). It is based on an equal partnership of agricultural producers and their retail customers. The Mission is to develop widely accepted standards and procedures for the global certification of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
Starbucks C.A.F.E. Practices
Starbucks? socially and environmentally responsible buying guidelines for coffee and cocoa are respectively called C.A.F.E. Practices and COCOA Practices. CERES has been approved as a verification organisation by SCS.
Utz Certified
Utz Certified is a certification program for sustainable coffee, cocoa and tea production.
Rainforest Alliance*
FairTSA*
The Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance (FairTSA) is a non-profit organization specializing in fair trade and social responsibility standard development, ethical supply chain management and accountable, sustainable community development.


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