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    Co-existence of GMOs with non-GM crops - European Commission

    en Food Co-existence Co-existence of GMOs with non-GM crops Unintended presence of GM crops in conventional and organic ones Farmers's choice of crops should be compatible with other farmers' and businesses' wish to keep GMOs in their crops to an absolute minimum. Consumer choice Consumer choice between GM and non-GM food is possible with a functioning traceability and labelling system, and an agricultural
    01 Nov 2014
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    Enforcement - European Commission

    en Food Enforcement & control Farmers, traders and importers must comply with MRLs because they are responsible for food safety. National authorities in the EU control and enforce MRLs by taking samples and checking pesticides levels. The Commission ensures that this is done properly and uniformly through: - shows the main pesticide-crop combinations to monitor and the minimum number of samples for
    01 Nov 2014
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    GMO monitoring after authorisation - European Commission

    so EFSA's may recommend improvements the plan. Case-specific monitoring relates to specific applications, and is based on the risk assessment. It may request additional data to support the risk assessment. General surveillance is another requirement addressed by applicants through farmer questionnaires and regular screening of published scientific literature. Once an authorisation is given, the applicant
    01 Nov 2014
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    Regulations 1829/2003 and 1830/2003 - European Commission

    GM food and feed before it can be sold; Ensure common procedures for risk assessment and authorisation are efficient, transparent and do not take too long; Ensure clear labelling that responds to the concerns of consumers (including farmers buying feed) and enables them to make informed choices. - Reg. 1829/2003 on GM food & feed - Reg. 1830/2003 - GMOs traceability, labelling & derived food & feed
    01 Nov 2014
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    How are EU MRLs set? - European Commission

    en Food How are EU MRLs set? Applicants e.g. producers of plant protection products, farmers, importers, EU or non-EU countries must submit the following for the setting of MRLs for pesticides: The use of a pesticide on the crop e.g. quantity, frequency, growth stage of the plant (Good Agricultural Practice - GAP); Experimental data on the expected residues when the pesticide is applied according to
    01 Nov 2014
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    EGTOP Annex II Draft/Final Report

    of potassium peroxomonosulphate and sodium chloride in the absence of animals is in line with the objectives, criteria and principles of organic farming. It should be included in Annex VII, along with sodium hypochlorite and calcium hypochlorite. • The use of saltwater and freshwater is in line with the objectives, criteria and principles of organic farming. The Group recommends: (1) to include sodium
    11 Sep 2014
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    SANCO/12328/2014-EN IA Rev

    Non-business organisation 31 (12.3%) (12.3%) Business organisation / enterprise / farmers 147 (58.3%) (58.3%) A public authority 33 (13.1%) (13.1%) 76 Number of requested records Requested records (147) % of total number records (252) % of total number records (147) Farmer 11 (7.5%) (4.4%) (7.5%) Veterinarian 30 (20.4%) (11.9%) (20.4%) Manufacturer of MF 45 (30.6%) (17.9%) (30.6%) Wholesaler/trader/
    11 Sep 2014
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    Final reports - European Commission

    Agriculture and rural development Organic Farming Language en . Final-reports The full content of this website is available in English, French and German. In addition, parts of it are also available in further EU official languages The full content of this website is available in English, French and German. In addition, parts of it are also available in further EU official languages The full content
    11 Sep 2014
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    310_en

    No 1303/2013, of local development strategies other than those defined in Article 2(19) of Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 addressing one or more of the Union priorities for rural development; diversification of farming activities into activities concerning health care, social integration, community-supported agriculture and education about the environment and food. Will the aid for the creation of clusters
    09 Sep 2014
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    37_en

    performance of the agricultural holding, including competitiveness aspects. This may include advice for the development of short supply chains, organic farming and health aspects of animal husbandry; Advice for the development of short supply chains, organic farming and health aspects of animal husbandry; Advice on other issues. Please describe the envisaged measures:
    09 Sep 2014