Organic Farming



Japan is recognised for the purpose of equivalence since 30 May 2010 for an unspecified duration. Please consult Annex III of Regulation (EC) 1235/2008 for further information.

Recognition of the European Union by Japan

Specific rules apply for export of EU organic products to Japan. For more information, please consult the competent authority's website: Labelling and Standards Division, Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Food and Agricultural Materials Inspection Center (FAMIC).

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