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InfoBio June 2014

June 9, 2014

Canadian Standards Interpretation Committee

New Comment Period - June 4 to August 4 2014

What are the restrictions to the offspring if a non-organic animal is bred using embryo transfer and brought onto an organic farm?


Is the use of a microwave oven in organic food preparation compliant with the Standard?


Does the prohibition against using both the organic and non-organic form of an ingredient (8.2.5) apply to different varieties of grapes used in a wine, or different flours (e.g. barley and wheat) used to bake a single bread?


Click here to see the proposed answers to various questions raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture.


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