The PPIS are in charge of the approval and registration of preparations suitable for organic agriculture. Suitability is checked by an advisory committee to the General Director of the PPIS, in relation to the Israeli standard of fresh and processed organic produce from plant origin, and the EU Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91.
All the inputs for organic agriculture (nutrients, plant protection products, and supplements for the organic food industry) have to checked for compliance with the standard’s requirements.
To enter a substance for a review in the advisory committee for organic agriculture, the following documents must be submitted:
1. Identification of the substance and its ingredients.
2. Production method.
3. Products containing an animal ingredient must have a preliminary approval of the Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Registration will be carried out according to the procedure described in “Registration and Licensing of Pesticides”.
Additional information is available from the Contact Persons:
Ricky Kettner, Phone: 03-9681546, Fax: 03-9681507