Afrisco Organic Standards

Section 1.

- Definitions

Section 2.

- Scope of regulations

Section 3.

- Restriction on the sale of organically produced products

Section 4.

- General standards for organically produced products

Section 5.

- Standards for organically produced products from plant origin

Section 6.

- Standards for organically produced animals and products thereof 

Section 7.

- Standards for organic bee keeping

Section 8.

- Processing, handling and packaging of organically produced products

Section 9.

- Pest and disease control

Section 10.

- Cleaning, disinfections and sanitizing

Section 11.

- Labeling and marking requirements for organically produced products

Section 12.

- Social Justice

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Annexure 1.

- Criteria to evaluate additional inputs to organic agriculture

Annexure 2.

- Substances for use in soil fertilizing and conditioning

Annexure 3.

- Substances for plants, pets and disease control, weed management and growth regulation

Annexure 4.

- Minimum surface areas in-outdoors and characteristics of housing in the different productions

Annexure 5.

- Feed materials, feed additives, processing aids and substance used in feeding stuffs

Annexure 6.

- Guideline: Density of livestock equivalent to 70kg of Nitrogen per year/hectare

Annexure 7.

- Ingredients of non-agricultural origin

Annexure 8.

- Processing aids which may be used for the preparation of products

Annexure 9.

- Products authorized for cleaning and disinfections of building and installations ( e.g. Equipment and Utensils )

Annexure 10. - Ingredients of agricultural origin which have not been produced organically
Annexure 11

A - General Provisions

  B - Production of plants, plant products, livestock and/or livestock products
  C - Units for preparation of plant and livestock products and foodstuffs composed of plant and livestock products
  D - Imports of plants, plant products, livestock, livestock products and foodstuffs composed of plant products and/or livestock products from third countries.
  E - Units which use subcontracted activities
  F - Units preparing animal feedstuffs, compound feeding stuffs and feed materials