Residues & pest management


RESIDUES & PEST MANAGEMENT

1. RESIDUES

Bio Suisse wants as few residues in organic products as possible.

The organic producers and processors do their utmost to reduce them. In a conventional environment, however, not all residues can be avoided, therefore there is no zero tolerance. Any residue in organic products is assessed individually and improvement measures are taken. Read on this site the principles of Bio Suisse re residues in organic products, on what basis the decisions for the marketing of organic products with residues are based and how you can assess and reduce these risks.

More information on how to assess and avoid residues can be found on the German and French sites: in German… ; in French…

POSITION OF BIO SUISSE AND REQUIREMENTS TOWARDS RESIDUES

  • Mandatory Residue Analyses for imports from India PDF 166 KB

PROCEDURE FOR RESIDUES

  • Information Note: Compliance with due diligence obligations to avoid pest control residues where Bud products are stored PDF 217 KB

GMO

  • The Bud GMO free - Ensuring (in German PDF 604 KB; in French PDF 610 KB)
  • Interpretation of the ban of the use of genetic engineering in the production and processing of organic foods PDF 113 KB
  • Form certifying GMO-free agriculture PDF 148 KB
  • Information Note "Preventing GMO contamination in imported "Bud" Products” (Edition August 2013) PDF 288 KB
  • Information Note "GMO-critical food and feed components” (in German PDF 256 KB ; in French PDF 246 KB)

2. PEST MANAGEMENT

  • Information Note: Pest management within Storage and Processing PDF 677 KB

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