National Organic Program
 
Organic Outlet - Grassroots Chemical-Free Company
Google Plus Facebook Twitter Watch Organic Movies on YouTube
Learn About a Green Economy Organic YellowPages Pinterest OrganicOutlet.us Blog RSS News Feed
 
  Organic Food Organic Clothing Organic Products Certified Organic Labels and Organic Seals  
  Non-GMO Project Organic Consumers Association 100 Percent Organic USDA Organic Label Certified Naturally Grown Demeter Biologique Canada Organic, Biologique Canada EU Bio Organic Label Germany Bio Organic Label AB Agriculture Biologique France Organic Label Australian Certified Organic Label JAS Japan Agricultural Standards India Organic APEDA NPOP Farmers Markets Right To Know - Label GMO Foods  
  Germany Bio Organic Label  
 

Bio nach EG-Oko-VerordnungIn Germany the national label was introduced in September 2001 following in the footsteps of the political campaign of "Agrarwende" (agricultural major shift) led by minister Renate Künast of the Greens party. This campaign was started after the mad-cow disease epidemic in 2000. The effects on farming are still challenged by other political parties. The national "Bio"-label in its hexagon green-black-white shape has gained wide popularity - in 2007 there were 2431 companies having certified 41708 products. The popularity of the label is extending to neighbouring countries like Austria, Switzerland and France.

In the German-speaking countries there have been older non-government organizations that had issued labels for organic food long before the advent of the EU organic food regulations. Their labels are still used widely as they significantly exceed the requirements of the EU regulations. An organic food label like "demeter" from Demeter International has been in use since 1928 and this label is still regarded as providing the highest standards for organic food in the world (see biodynamic agriculture). Other active NGOs include Bioland (1971), Biokreis (1979), Biopark (1991), Ecoland (1997), Ecovin (1985), Gäa e.V. (1989), Naturland (1981) and Bio Suisse (1981).

 

Find Organic Grocery Stores Near You!

OrganicOutlet.us on Google Plus Like OrganicOutlet.us on FaceBook Follow OrganicOutlet.us on Twitter Watch OrganicOutlet.us Videos on YouTube Organic Images on Pinterest OrganicOutlet.us on Flickr OrganicOutlet.us on Google Local Maps OrganicOutlet.us Calendar OrganicOutlet.us Address Book Contacts Subscribe to the Organic Outlet News Blog Subscribe to the Organic Outlet RSS News Feed

Get Listed in the OrganicOutlet.us Directory Today!