Some are convinced that organic farming and, resulting from that, organic food should be called conventional since mankind has been growing food on an organic way for centuries. Now organic stands for ecologically based farming. It is defined by ecological and proactive procedures that maintain and enhance soil fertility, prevent soil erosion, promote and enhance biological diversity. It also aims to minimize risk to both animal as human health and natural resources.

Organic products are therefore not just products with no pesticide residues but organic products are the result of a specific way of producing.

Legislation

For organic produce a formal legislation is not into place in the EU. The EU is working on a formal legislation but until today it is not official.

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Analyses

For organic produce, Primoris offers several methods that are very well suited for organic produce and where the reporting limits of plant protection products are compliant to the rules for organic produce.

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Certified by

Regarding residue analysis on organic produce, Primoris is approved by the German "Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren" and the Dutch organisation BIOKAP.

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Support

Are you a player on the organic market and are you interested in our services? Please contact us!

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Newsletter highlight

Scope extension of GC-MS/MS multiresidue methods

On May 30th, we’ve activated a scope expansion of our GC-MS/MS multiresidue methods: we’ve added 6 relevant compounds, of which 5 are completely new compounds and 1 compound (leptophos) has shifted from our LC-MS/MS to our GC-MS/MS multiresidue methods. 

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Flash news

8h and 36h analyses on ethylene oxide added to our portfolio

We are delighted to inform you that, as of now, we offer analyses on ethylene oxide with the fast reporting times of 8h and 36h after arrival of the sample at the lab.

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids: new method based on legislation update

On Friday 1 July a new European legislation is being activated regarding maximum limits of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in certain products. To comply with this new legislation, we introduce as of 1 July a new analytical method PYRRO_02_A, that is completely in line with this new legislation. The existing PYRRO_01_A method will be deactivated.

Primoris seminar 2022 | A disrupted supply chain: what should you keep in mind?

We have once again been able to host our seminar live and it was a success. Just like always we had some interesting presentations to offer, followed by a powerful networking moment.