A new regulation amending EC 889/2008 has been published by the EU Commission and the IACB Standard has been updated accordingly

A new regulation amending EC 889/2008 has been published by the EU Commission and the IACB Standard has been updated accordingly

The enforcement date set by the Commission is 12th November 2018.

 The changes are:

  • In beekeeping: authorization of sodium hydroxide to clean and disinfect frames, hives and combs
  • In aquaculture: authorization of cholesterol supplementation for young shrimps and prawns
  • Authorization of supplementation of minerals, vitamins and other substances for baby food
  • Derogation for non-organically reared pullets for egg production postponed until 31 December 2020
  • Derogation for the use on non-organic protein feed for pigs and poultry postponed until 31 December 2020
  • Communication between Member States on non-compliances through the DG AGRI computer system
  • Changes in Annexes I, II and VIIIa and replacement of these annexes

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