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University of Copenhagen: a new method reveals whether a potato is organic or not

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled organic foods. By looking at how organic plants are fertilised, the method provides a deeper, more accurate portrayal of whether eco-labelled produce is indeed organic. According to experts, imported organic fruits and vegetables are susceptible to food fraud.

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Fraud with organic products: new prevention techniques

With the expansion of organic products, there has also been an increase in the number of cases of conventional products trying to be sold as as organic. In order to avoid this form of fraud, a research team has developed a method to detect the use of pesticides during cultivation.

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COP: now available the next meeting agenda

We publish the agenda of the forthcoming COP (Committe on Organic Production) that will be held in Brussels next 1 and 2 April 2019.

The AGENDA

Source: UE

 

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EU: the last COP meeting report

The last COP (Committee on Organic Productions) meeting was held in Brussels on 30-31 January and 1 February. We publish the report.

 

SUMMARY RECORD COP 31-31 gennaio e 1° febbraio 2019

 

Source: EU Commission

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IFOAM EU meets business - Bringing the organic food industry together

"IFOAM EU event is organised (Bussels, 30 October) to give  IFOAM EU, its Interest Group of Organic Processors and Traders (IGOP) and food companies the opportunity to discuss relevant topics in the organic sector, to share information and exchange on best practices, to understand each other’s perspectives and most importantly to debate and shape the direction to take in the next working period. 

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Controls on Italian agro-food sector: now online the ICQRF 2017 activities

The Central Inspectorate for Quality Protection and Repression of Food Frauds has published its 2017 report about its activities carried out in the Italian agro-food sector against frauds.

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COP: the forthcoming meeting agenda

We publish the agenda of the next  COP (“Committee for Organic Production", former RCOP) meeting that will take place in Brussels next 29 September 2017.

The AGENDA


Source: European Commission

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A new decree on controls approved by the Minister Martina: "More transparency and greater consumer protection"

The Ministry of Food and Forestry Policies announces that the Council of Ministers has approved a draft legislative decree laying down rules for the harmonization and rationalization of legislation about controls on organic agricultural and agri-food productions. The new rule update a legislation that was approved in 1995, adjusting it at the light of the most recent European Regulations.

The Decree has the following objectives:

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136°COP: the agenda

We publish the agenda of the forthcoming COP (“Committee for Organic Farming"): it will take place in Brussels next 27 March 2017.

The AGENDA


Source: European Commission

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