Stakeholders call for strong enforcement to combat unfair trade practices

By |april 17th, 2018|common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, Daciana Sârbu, Michel Dantin, Molly Scott Cato, News, Pekka Pesonen, unfair trading practices|

EU lawmakers and farmers have welcomed the European Commission’s rules on unfair trade practices but have called for “strong” enforcement to protect the weakest parts of the food supply chain.

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Commission ready to advise consumers to boycott ‘dual standard’ food

By |september 27th, 2017|Daciana Sârbu, dual food quality, food quality, food standards, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission said yesterday (26 September) it was ready to advise European consumers to boycott products of lower quality that are presented in Eastern EU countries with exactly the same packaging as in wealthier EU states.

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‘No second class consumers’: Juncker slams double food quality in the EU

By |september 13th, 2017|Consumer Choice Centre, consumer protection, Daciana Sârbu, dual food quality, EU food and consumers policy, food apartheid, food labeling, FoodDrinkEurope, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, SOTEU, Věra Jourová|

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticised double standards of food quality in his address to Parliament on Wednesday morning (13 September), saying that there should be no “second class consumers” in the single market.

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Romanian MEP points out ‘green contradiction’ of organic trade deal

By |maj 11th, 2017|carbon footprint, common agricultural policy, Daciana Sârbu, EU-Chile, News, organic farming, Organic food, product environmental footprint, trade agreements|

A recent trade deal on organic products between the EU and Chile has sparked a discussion regarding the environmental footprint of organic products transportation.

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Slovak study fuels concerns about lower quality food in Eastern Europe

By |april 11th, 2017|agri-food sector, Daciana Sârbu, EU food and consumers policy, food quality, foodstuffs, News|

A new study carried out by the Slovak government has found significant quality differences in the same products sold in Slovakia and Austria.

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Romanian MEP: EU needs food quality agency

By |marec 9th, 2017|Daciana Sârbu, Eastern Europe, food quality, News, product quality, Romania|

Food quality in Western Europe can differ greatly to what Central and Eastern European shops stock on their shelves. S&D group MEP Daciana Sârbu spoke to EURACTIV Romania about the issue and promoting local produce.

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