Country of origin food labelling will be mandatory, Commission clarifies

By |februar 12th, 2018|country of origin, Food labelling, FoodDrinkEurope, News|

Country of origin food labelling will be obligatory, a European Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.com, amid confusion on whether the provision would be of mandatory or voluntary nature.

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Spain to join the gastro-nationalism wave on origin of milk

By |september 21st, 2017|country of origin, Food labelling, FoodDrinkEurope, France, Greece, Italy, labelling, milk crisis, milk quotas, News, origin of milk, single market, Spain|

Spain has notified the European Commission on 5 September it will create a new law to include the origin of milk on the label of milk and dairy products, adding fuel to the gastro-nationalism debate.

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Italy’s fresh challenge to the EU on food labelling

By |september 11th, 2017|Canada, country of origin, EU food and consumers policy, food labeling, food law, Italy, News, pasta and rice labels, single market for food, WTO|

Italy is seeking to reintroduce a requirement to specify the production site on the labels of transformed food products, in fresh defiance of Brussels' food rules after unilaterally mandating country of origin on pasta and rice labels last August.

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Greece to impose country of origin labelling on milk in 2018

By |september 8th, 2017|country of origin, Food labelling, Greece, milk, milk crisis, News|

Greece plans to make country of origin labelling on milk mandatory from 2018, joining the growing trend of more precise food labelling in EU countries, which has angered the food industry.

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Italy to extend country of origin labelling to tomato products

By |september 6th, 2017|consumer protection, Copa-Cogeca, country of origin, EU-China, EU-China trade, farmers, Food & Drink Europe, food labeling, Italy, News, tomatoes|

The Italian ministry of agriculture declared its intention on Monday (4 September) to include the origin of primary ingredients on the labels of tomato-based products, drawing criticism from the European food and drink industry for "undermining the EU ...

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Food industry upset over obligatory labelling of origin of pasta and rice

By |avgust 25th, 2017|agri-food sector, country of origin, Everything but arms, food and agriculture, Food and drink, Food labelling, Italy, News, pasta and rice labels|

Italy's decision to impose mandatory labelling on pasta and rice packaging has triggered protests from the food industry, which has called on the European Commission to intervene and cancel the measure.

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As Italy seeks pasta labels, Canada worries about durum sales

By |maj 11th, 2017|Canada, country of origin, Food labelling, Italy, News, protectionism|

Italy has this week formally asked the European Commission to allow it to require country of origin labels on pasta sold there, raising alarms for Canadian durum wheat exporters who fear the move will dampen sales.

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