EU official: Commission seeks ‘quick fix’ solution on alcohol labelling proposals

By |september 26th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

The European Commission is pushing for a “quick fix” solution to the alcohol labelling deadlock before the end of its mandate, a Commission official close to the issue told EURACTIV.com.

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Commission: There are legal issues with industry’s proposal on alcohol labelling

By |september 11th, 2018|alcohol labelling, Breweries, labelling, News, online labelling, spirits, Vytenis Andriukaitis, wine industry|

The industry’s proposal on alcohol labelling has some legal issues and does not satisfy the need to fully inform EU consumers, a European Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.com,  raising fresh doubt as to how and when labelling will eventually be regulated.

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MEPs ask Commission to reject industry’s alcohol labelling proposal

By |avgust 6th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

A group of MEPs has called on the European Commission to turn down an industry proposal on alcohol labelling, claiming that alcoholic beverages should no longer enjoy a preferential regime compared to other foodstuffs.

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Wine industry wants mandatory labelling in the next CAP

By |junij 27th, 2018|alcohol labelling, News, nutritional information, wine industry|

The wine industry is pushing for the inclusion of its products’ labelling proposals in the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in order to give self-regulation a “legal basis and certainty”.

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EU health chief not satisfied with industry’s alcohol labelling proposal

By |junij 5th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is not pleased with the “inconsistent” proposal recently submitted by the alcohol industry on labelling and insisted that European consumers should be presented the full information of the products they purchase.

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Alcohol labelling proposal fails to end debate on calories

By |marec 13th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

The alcohol industry presented on 12 March their self-regulatory proposal on labelling, focusing on “flexibility” for wine, beer, spirits and cider. Alcohol makers will be free to decide whether to place information on the label, online or both.

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Commission still vague about online alcohol labelling

By |marec 9th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, EU Alcohol Strategy, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

Consumer needs and expectations should be the main drivers in defining alcohol labelling, a European Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.com when asked about the effectiveness of online labelling,  an option the alcohol industry wants to introduce.

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Off-label proposals for alcohol labelling are not enough

By |marec 8th, 2018|alcohol ban, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

Nutritional information should be clearly marked on the labels of alcohol products, and the off-label proposals being put forward by industry are not sufficient, writes Professor Markus Peck-Radosavljevic.

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Alcohol industry’s labelling proposal prioritises ‘flexibility’

By |marec 2nd, 2018|alcohol labelling, Alcohol policy, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, Food labelling, News|

Producers will decide how best to convey alcohol information – either on the label and online or just on the internet, EURACTIV.com has learnt.

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