Inquiry into the organic production and labelling of organic products

The National Assembly for Wales’ Environment and Sustainability Committee undertook an inquiry into the Organic Production and Labelling of Organic Products.


The purpose of this inquiry was to examine the potential impacts on Wales of the European Commission’s proposals for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on organic production and the labelling of organic products and the proposals made in the Action Plan on the future of organic production in the EU.


Terms of reference


The inquiry:


  • Considered the potential impacts of the proposals on the organics sector in Wales;
  • Considered recommendations for changes to the legal proposals published; and
  • Acted as a forum for stakeholders in Wales to engage with the debate on the future of organic production in the EU.


Evidence from the Public

The Committee held a public consultation to gather evidence on this topic.



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Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 25/07/2014

Decision due: 25 Aug 2014 by Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly