Canada and Europe Harmonize Organic Markets

July 1, 2011

European Commission and Canadian authorities have reached an agreement to accept each others' organic product standards as their own-a move which will bolster organic trade between the two countries.

European Commission and Canadian authorities have reached an agreement to accept each others' organic product standards as their own-a move which will bolster organic trade between the two countries.

The European Commission posted online that “the rules governing production and controls of organic agricultural products are equivalent to those laid down in each other's legislation.”

Each country’s logos will be authorized on the other’s market.

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