Organic food standards
Organic food is an agricultural product that does not use chemical fertilizers, including non-genetically engineered seeds. Or any synthetic object, whether it is a science fertilizer. And herbicides The soil must be prepared before planting. The natural way is to keep the toxins for at least 3 years. In the production process, soil and water conservation are required. In order to produce a product that is a natural growth. Organic Food is non-genetically modified or sterilized by irradiation. Plants grown with non-fertilized soils or fertilizers. Meat and eggs derived from non-hormonal animals help to grow and do not use antibiotics.
Organic food certification According to increasing global demand for organic food It is a guarantee of quality and safety of consumers. The challenge facing the organic industry is to produce food and agricultural products using environmentally-friendly and animal-welfare methods around the world. These requirements are defined by regulations, especially in countries where organic products are used. The main standard that accredited Organic foods such as
Standard organic farming system in the United States
National Organic Program (NOP) is a national organic agricultural program. Operated under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Currently Organic Food or organic food. It is popular in the US market. In 2002, the organic food market in the US was valued at US $ 6,300 million. Up 20% from the previous year. For the popular products are fresh fruits and vegetables. Non-dairy drinks Bread and cereal Packaged food (Frozen and dry foods Dairy products, dairy products, dairy products, etc. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set the standard for the labeling of organic food products.
Organic Food products in accordance with the USDA standard include genetically unassigned products or irradiated by radiation. Plants grown with non-fertilized soils or fertilizers. Meat and eggs derived from non-hormonal animals help to grow and do not use antibiotics. Except for vitamin or mineral supplements. Also be fed with organic feed.
European Union organic standards (EU)
EU organic standards (EU) 834/2007 EU organic standards The code number of the agency responsible for the inspection must be provided.
Of the European Union Which specifies the country of the accrediting agency. Along with the country of origin of the organic goods. Under the standard brand. The European Union also does not allow the use of 100% organic or 100% organic labeling on other European organic standards. (Only available in Canada) and the US Organic Standards (Only produced in the United States)