PuraNatura promotes convergence of organic regulations
The Expert Group for Technical Advice on Organic Production (EGTOP) issued its suggestions on new regulations for protected cropping (greenhouses). Egtop does not refer to regulations elsewhere in the world. PuraNatura Foundation believes that European Organic legislation should not be developed in "splendid isolation". The global consumer market for organic products can be divided into 45% European Union, 45% North America. The regulations in this areas are already declared being "equivalent" and current differences may be used to improve both systems collectively. Such convergence also allows producers outside the mentioned areas to enter the system more easily.
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