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U.S., Canada agree on organic equivalency

June 18, 2009  By FoodAndDrinkEurope.com


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U.S., Canada agree on organic equivalency

The U.S. and Canada have come to an agreement on
organic equivalency standards, expanding organic trade opportunities,
U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has announced.

June 18, 2009 – The U.S. and Canada have come to an agreement on
organic equivalency standards, expanding organic trade opportunities,
U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced on
Wednesday.

The new rules mean that the USDA Organic seal and the Canada
Organic Biologique logo – which is due to be introduced on June 30 –
may be used on certified products in either country. | READ MORE

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