Organic products certified in the United States or European Union may now be sold as organic in either market, thanks to the new U.S.-EU equivalency partnership that became effective Friday, June 1.
"This partnership will open new markets for American farmers and ranchers, create more opportunities for small businesses, and result in good jobs for Americans who grow, package, ship, and market organic products," said Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan. "In the months ahead, USDA will continue to work hard to expand opportunities for all U.S. products, including organics."
USDA press release
International trade policies: EU
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