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New organic regulation amending EC 889/2008 published

The Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/181 of 15 February 2021 amending Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control has been published. It is in force as of 1st January 2021 and applicable until 31.12.2021.

In brief the amendments are:

  • Prolongation of derogations on the use on non-organic young pullets and non-organic protein feed until 31 December 2021.
  • Replacing section 1 of Annex V – allowance of monoammonium phosphate is changed to “Monoammonium phosphate (ammonium dihydrogen orthophosphate) with Conditions for use “Only for aquaculture” (previously there were no restrictions to this allowance).
  • Extending of allowed applications of some substances allowed in sections A and B of Annex VIII.

EUR-Lex – 32021R0181 – EN – EUR-Lex (



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