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Un nouveau logo européen "bio" - pour Anne!

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Un nouveau logo européen… bio


L’engouement pour les produits Bio - ou organic pour les anglo-saxons - n’a pas échappé à l’Union européenne. Elle a d’ailleurs décidé d’y apposer désormais, son propre logo. Il s’agira d’une feuille composée des étoiles représentant les pays de l’Union.

Dès ce 1er juillet et au plus tard dans deux ans, l’eurofeuille devra être visible sur toutes les denrées alimentaires préemballées et produites dans l’un des pays membres de l’Union. En parallèle, cette dernière impose de nouvelles règles de production à l’aquaculture biologique.
Avec son nouveau logo Bio, l’Union souhaite donner « aux consommateurs l’assurance que les produits sont obtenus en parfaite conformité avec les règles strictes de l’UE en la matière ». Plusieurs règles nouvelles s’inscrivent dans cette dynamique : l’obligation d’indiquer le lieu d’origine des ingrédients du produit et la nécessité de stipuler le code de l’organisme chargé des contrôles.

Et aussi des « Bio » poissons
Côté aquaculture biologique, d’autres directives viennent encadrer plus strictement la production de poissons, coquillages et algues marines. Elles concernent notamment « la séparation des unités de productions biologique et non-biologique et l’alimentation des animaux ». De plus, les conditions relatives au bien-être animal devront être scrupuleusement respectées. Par exemple, la densité de peuplement ne pourra plus dépasser un seuil maximal fixé par l’UE. Enfin le frai – la ponte des œufs de poissons - ne pourra plus être provoqué par administration d’hormones.
Source : Commission Européenne, 30 juin 2010


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