Controls and groups of operators: Regulation (EU) 2021/279

The Commission Implementing Regulation 2021/279 of 22 February 2021 has now been published. It lays down detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on controls and other measures ensuring traceability and compliance in organic production and the labelling of organic products.


COP: Summary Record of the last meeting

The COP meeting of 28-29 January was held by videoconference. During the meeting, the following points were discussed as reported HERE.

We publish the Summary Record of the meeting.

Summary Record COP 28-28 gennaio 2021

Source: European Commission


Grex: the forthcoming meeting agenda

The next GREX (Expert Group On Organic Production) meeting will take place via videoconference next 27 January. The agenda foresees discussions on different arguments, among which controls, trade, and rules of production.

Here we publish the Agenda GREX 27 January 2021

Source: EU Commission


COP: the last meeting Summary Record

The last Committee on Organic Production (COP) meeting was held in Brussels on 28 and 29 October (we published the agenda HERE). 

We publish here the meeting report:

Summary Record COP 28 and 29 October 2020

Source: EU


COP and GREX: agendas for the next meetings

The next GREX (Expert Group on Organic Production) and COP (Committee on Organic Production) meetings will take place via videoconference on 27, 28 and 29 October.

The following are the respective agendas:

COP Agenda 28 and 29 October 2020

GREX Agenda 27 and 28 October 2020

Source: EU


COP September 2020: now available the Summary Record

The last COP (Committee on Organic Production) meetin, was held in videoconference last 16 and 17 September (HERE the link to the agenda).

We publish the meeting's Summary Record.

SUMMARY RECORD COP 16-17 September 2020

Source: UE


COP and GREX, 13-15 July: the Mipaaf note

The last COP (Committee on Organic Production) and GREX (Expert Group on Organic Production) meetings took place on 13, 14 and 15 July in videoconference. 

We publish the note drafted by the Mipaaf Organic Farming Unit reporting the topics of the meetings.

Note no. 9017311 of 22 July 2020 (in Italian)

Fonte: Mipaaf


COVID 19 and control system: a latter from the European Commission to the Member States

We publish a letter sent by the European Commission to all Member States where the Commission announces specific measures related to the impact of COVID 19 crisis on the control system. It concerns control performed by control bodies both in the EU and in third countries, Certificate of Inspection, implementation of the guidelines for additional controls (China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Ukraine) and OFIS notification.   


New COP meeting in Brussels: the agenda

We publish the agenda of the next COP-Committee on Organic Production that will take place next  27 and 28 Novembre.

COP 27-28 November – Agenda

Source: UE


COP and Expert Group: agenda of the forthcoming meetings

The next COP (Committe On Organic Production) and Expert Group meetings will take place in Brussels next 14 and 15 October. 

The following are the meeting agendas:

Agenda COP 14 -15 Oct 2019

Expert Group Agenda 14 Oct 2019

Source: European Commission



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