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Sunday, 25 March 2018

Government drafting legislation for organic farming

LEGISLATION WATCH- Government drafting legislation on organic farming: The Agriculture Ministry has started working on legislation to regulate organic farming and promote more exports of organic produce, Deputy Minister Ashraf Al Haddad said on Thursday, Al Mal reports. The proposed law would define the organic industry in Egypt and penalize producers who do not abide by the specifications, but label their products organic to inflate their price tags, Al Haddad added. There was no mention of when the draft law might be ready.

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