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Organic Standards

The full text of these standards is available by clicking on the name of the standard.

Bio-Suisse Standards (Switzerland)

Canadian Standards
Canadian Organic Standards page
General Principles and Management Standard
Permitted Substances Lists

Standards Council of Canada

European Standards:
Council Regulation (EC No. 834/2007) (European Union)

EC No. 889/2008

Maintained by FiBL, links to European standards and statistics and other organic resources.

Japanese Standards

Mexico Federal Organic Law - in Spanish language only at this time. PDF or MSdoc

FAS/USDA Summary - English language

United States Standards:

National Organic Program (NOP)

Other International Standards:

Codex Alimentarius - UN standards

IFOAM NORMS - Purchase download or CD. Also available via this link is the USDA/EU Regs Comparison

Int'l Organization for Standardization