Environmental Labelling Resources

Information about environmental labelling from many parts of the world is provided on this page. Use the right hand column of the page to see information intended for consumers, the food industry and governments. The information is also arranged by the purpose of the food label – nutrition, food safety, environment and social information. The information can also be searched by the source, that is, international organizations, governments and non-governmental organizations.

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Voluntary standards: Impacting smallholders’ market participation
Source: FAO
Guidelines for the ecolabelling of fish and fishery products from marine capture fisheries
Source: FAO

European Union

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Environmental and social standards: certification systems that add value
FAO
What is behind an organic label? - FAO Organic Agriculture Working Group
FAO
Organic agriculture
FAO
Labelling and certification in fisheries and aquaculture
FAO
Codex Alimentarius
Codex Alimentarius

last updated:  Tuesday, September 3, 2013