Specification for organic primary produce
Provides requirements for primary produce such as grains, mushrooms, fresh vegetables, fresh herbs and fresh fruits. Covers processes such as production, post-harvest practices, import, packing and re-packing, storage, transport, and labelling of organic primary produce. Excludes livestock, fish and processed foods.
Also includes the principles of organic agriculture (i.e. health, ecology, fairness, and care) for traditional organic farming, peri-urban and urban organic farming, breaking bulk and repacking of organic produce. Covers only soil-based cultivation, substrate-based cultivation, and aquaponics. Excludes other soilless and non-substrate-based cultivation methods such as hydroponic culture.
|No. of Pages||44|
|ICS Classification||65.020.20 Plant growing
67.080.01 Fruits, vegetables and derived products in general
|Committee||Food Standards Committee
|Available for Purchase||Global|