Organic aquaculture and controls: new guidelines from the EC (IT)


As anticipated through the Mipaaf note no.86384 of 17 December 2015 (the LINK) on the COP (former SCOF) meeting  that took place in December, the European Commission published guidelines on additional controls that should be implemented on products imported from certain third countries, and the opportunity for aquaculture operators  to use non-organic juveniles until 31 December 2016.

“Guidelines on additional official controls on organic products imported from Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Russian Federation”

(Annex II)

“Intention of the Commission to prolong the possibility to use non-organic juveniles and seed from non-organic bivalve shellfish hatcheries until 31 December 2016 in organic aquaculture under Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008” 

Source: UE