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What makes us organic

Marine Harvest Ireland is committed to the production of high quality organically certified Atlantic salmon products in harmony with the natural environment. We believe this to be an integral part of responsible, efficient, sustainable aquaculture and profitable business management.
 
Our organic salmon is produced along the following principals;
 
·         Respect for the needs of our animals and implement high welfare standards which is essential for fish health management
 
·         Conservation of natural resources
 
·         Promotion of renewable resources and minimisation of the use of non-renewable resources in our production and processing systems
 
·         The use of natural processes and substances and mechanical methods in preference to chemically synthetic substances with minimal use of chemically synthesised substances and synthetic processes
 
·         Promote the reduction, reuse and recycling of wastes while avoiding pollution and waste
 
·         No use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) in our products, feed and processing aids, either directly or indirectly
 
At the very least, all organically reared and processed salmon produced by us will comply with the requirements of the following Organic aquaculture production regulations and standards;
 
·         EU Organic regulations 834/2007, 889/2008 and 710/2009,
·         Irish Certified Quality Salmon – Organic standard,
·         Bio-Suisse standard for Organic aquaculture & processing,
·         Naturland Standard for Organic Smolt & Salmon Production (Organic farms)
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