USDA ORGANIC

USDA

The USDA Organic standard is a specialized standard for exporting organic products to the United States. It includes products of plant and animal origin and their processed products. According to the standard, the rules must be observed strictly. Moreover, continuous and thorough inspections must be carried out. The specifications of the standard cover issues such as soil quality, animal breeding practices, control of weeds and insects by natural methods, etc. Also, requirements of the standard are also the absence of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in products of plant origin, the absence of hormones and antibiotics as well as the exclusively organic feed in animal production.

 

The USDA standard is addressed to:

Companies that produce organic products and want to export them to the USA.

 

Benefits of implementing the standard:

  • Protecting the health of producers and consumers
  • Protection of the environment
  • Production of safe products for demanding markets
  • Increase in products’ sales