Organic agricultural products
Draft of Regulations Governing the Labeling and Marks Management of Organic Agricultural Products and Agricultural Products in Conversion to Organic Farming (5 page(s), in Chinese)
With a view to implementing Articles 17, 19 and 20 of the Organic Agriculture Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act), regarding the marking, labelling, display and other matters of organic agricultural products, agricultural products in conversion to organic farming and imported organic agricultural products, the Council of Agriculture is proposing the Draft of Regulations Governing the Labeling and Marks Management of Organic Agricultural Products and Agricultural Products in Conversion to Organic Farming. Below is a summary of the draft:
1. To specify the methods of marking the names of raw materias, place of origin (country) and the name of certification body on the containers and packaging of organic agricultural products and agricultural products in conversion to organic farmings (Articles 2-4);
2. To specify the conditions of use, specification, diagram, period of use, dimensions and printing method for organic agricultural product marks (Articles 5-9);
3. To specify methods of transmitting information for certification bodies and competent authorities of local government regarding the management of organic agricultural products marks (Article 10); and
4. To specify the transitional arrangements for old organic agricultural product marks (Article 11).