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Organic products: Recognition of control bodies

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Organic production / Organic production

Summary

Under the new EU organic regime, which is based on compliance, control authorities and control bodies must be listed under Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1378 as being officially approved (recognised) to conduct organic controls and certification in non-EU countries. The EU has published a first list of 17 control bodies, and has proposed the recognition of another two control bodies.