The discussion about domestic regulation of Australia’s organic industry has entered a new stage with the reconvening of the Organics Industry Advisory Group (OIAG).
Australia's $2.6 billion organic industry is celebrating a milestone in establishing a mandatory standard for use of the word ‘organic’ following an Australian Government announcement today calling for public consultation on the matter.
Olio Bello, an award-winning olive grove in the Margaret River region, has echoed calls among the organic industry that a national mandatory standard for use of the word “organic” in marketing needs to be established.
Barambah Organics CEO Matthew Stanton, has been quick to back calls for the introduction of a mandatory standard for use of the word “organic”.
Eco-Farms, one of Australia's largest organic distributors, has reiterated calls for the introduction of a national standard for the use of the word organic.
Australia's largest organic wine producer has backed calls for the introduction of a standardised domestic regulation for the sector to protect markets and ensure consumer confidence in the organic products they buy.
Victoria's largest organic producer, Wattle Organic Farms, is echoing the industry’s cry for the Federal Government to create a domestic regulation for the organic sector.
Tasmanian cattleman Rex Williams is calling on the Federal Government to establish a domestic regulation to protect the organic industry from fake organic products.
An Organics Industry Advisory Group representing producers, manufacturers, exporters, importers and retailers will be established to ensure our regulatory framework is fit-for-purpose going forward.