Start of application / implementation of the new Regulation (EU) 2018/848 on organic production from 01.01.2022

On September 4th, 2020, the European Commission, on the basis of its right of initiative, submitted a proposal to the European Parliament and the Council to amend Regulation (EU) 2018/848 on organic production regarding its date of application and certain other dates specified in that Regulation (see: 

Under the ordinary legislative procedure, on 8 October 2020, the European Parliament voted in favour of the proposal at first reading and the position was unanimously confirmed by the Council (Agriculture and Fisheries). Following this agreement, the act is deemed to be adopted. The regulation will enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. 

Detailed information will be made available in due time.