Organic products to become more qualitative and safe
The matter of amendments
Adaptation of internal quality control system for organic products and bringing Ukrainian legislation in this field in line with the European one.
NBU Regulation No. 2412-VIII dated April 19, 2018 “On adoption of the draft law of Ukraine on general principles and requirements for organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products.
Whom it will affect
Operators (manufacturers of products) engaged in production and/or sale of organic products
According to Olena Kovalova, the Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, consequence of this Law adoption will be, first of all, certification of organic production. Only specific and permitted substances and elements of technology safe for a consumer and environmentally friendly should be used in such production.
How to prepare / mechanism of the amendments introduction
Also, according to the draft law, a register of certifying bodies, organic producers and organic seeds will be created. Moreover, new draft law No. 5448 will establish a system of control (supervision) over production process and manufacturers according to practice of the European Union countries.
Due to production process certification, export technical barriers should be completely removed.