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New Regulation amending EC 1235/2008 published January 2020

A new regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 regarding the rules for imports of organic products from third countries (Text with EEA relevance) has been published. The new Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/25 of 13 January 2020 main changes include an amendment to Article 11 to define the deadline for receiving applications for recognition as 30th June 2020 and updates to Annex III (list of ‘equivalent’ countries) and Annex IV (list of ‘equivalent’ control bodies).

Please see the EU website for further information.

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

GlobalG.A.P.

ISO/IEC 17065 & other Assessment and Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

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