Useful Links

A wealth of resources are available online relating to the EU’s Quality Schemes, the following list provides a comprehensive review of the sources available:

EU Agricultural Product Quality Policy, European Commission DG AGRI:
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/quality/

BTSF Quality Schemes Training Portal, DEVELOPMENT Solutions:
http://www.btsf-qs.eu

Official Feed and Food Controls, Summaries of EU Legislation, Europa:
http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/food_safety/veterinary_checks_and...

 

Organic Farming

European Commission Organic Farming Portal, EC DG AGRI:
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/organic/splash_en

Organic Farming in Europe - Country Reports, Organic Europe:
http://www.organic-europe.net/country_reports/default.asp

Organic Farming Policy, Organic Farming Research Foundation:
http://ofrf.org/policy

Organic Farming, The Soil Association:
http://www.soilassociation.org/whatisorganic/organicfarming

International Federation of Organic Farming Agriculture Movements (IFOAM):
http://www.ifoam.org/home

The Organic Information Hub, IFOAM:
http://infohub.ifoam.org/home

Organic e-prints, International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS):
http://orgprints.org/about.html

The International Center for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS):
http://www.icrofs.org/

 

PDO/PGI/TSG

Geographical indication and traditional specialities, EC DG AGRI:
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/quality/schemes/

DOOR Database of designations, EC DG AGRI:
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/quality/door/list.html

Organization for a Geographical Indications Movement (oriGIn):
http://www.origin-gi.com/

Geographical Indications Gateway, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO):
http://www.wipo.int/geo_indications/en/

Geographical Indications Factsheet, International Trademark Association (ITA):
http://www.inta.org/TrademarkBasics/FactSheets/Pages/GeographicalIndicat...

Policy Makers: Geographical Indications, International Trade Centre (ITC):
http://www.intracen.org/policy/geographical-indications/