Developed by a panel of bee experts, organic agriculture or agribusiness specialists, BEE FRIENDLY label aims to promote pollinator-friendly systems.
27 specific and measurable criteria among which:
Ensuring traceability and establishing beneficial crop rotations
Close supervision of the use of pesticides: a list of prohibited molecules, the implementation of measures to protect pollinators during treatments, etc…
The prohibition of direct or indirect use of GMOs
The setup of areas of biodiversity conservation
The limitation of the mortality of pollinators during harvesting operations
Partnership with beekeepers’ associations, or support for research projects
The specification establishes a list of qualifying practices and 3 skill levels corresponding to the successive stages of an improvement process.
The label is controlled by an accredited and independent body.
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