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Questions and Answers on issues related to the Canadian Organic Standards

Date: 
January 23, 2013
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Questions and Answers on issues related to the Canadian Organic Standards

Under the Canadian Organic Standards, can commercial or logistical challenges outside the operator's control? (e.g. a shipment held up by border inspection) be included in the definition of catastrophic circumstances?

 

Is the space requirement for cattle (6.8.8) the same for all breeds or can an adjustment be made for smaller animals such as Jerseys?

 

In 8.2 of the Standard, what does the term "constituent of an ingredient" mean?

 

Click here to consult the proposed answers to the various questions (also attached), raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture.

The proposed responses are subject to a 60 day comment period starting January 23rd  and closing March 22nd 2013. All comments regarding these answers should be sent to OPR.RPB@inspection.gc.ca

 

Archives - Final Questions and Answers
All final questions and answers are posted on OFC website (as pdf); the COO website will be updated soon.

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