Food Law News - EU - 2008

Council Press Release, 30 September 2008

ORGANIC FOOD - Organic production and labelling of organic products

The following is an extract from the minutes of the Agriculture and fisheries Council held on, 29-30 September 2008

The Council adopted a Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 834/07 on organic production and labelling of organic products (11850/08).

Compulsory use of the Community logo provided for in the Regulation has been deferred until 1 July 2010. However, operators may opt voluntarily to use the current logo under Annex V to Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 until a new Community logo has been created.

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