EU bans dual quality food after pressure from eastern members

By |april 11th, 2018|Bulgaria, Czech Republic, dual food quality, food quality, Food safety, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission announced on Wednesday (11 April) it would prohibit dual quality food across the bloc, following complaints and pressure from Central and Eastern European (CEE) member states.

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Portugal leads world cork exports, boosted by EU funds

By |januar 8th, 2018|food quality, News, Portugal|

Portugal is the world’s leading cork exporter, helped by international promotion campaigns such as Intercork III and EU funding, the chairman of the Portuguese cork association Associação Portuguesa da Cortiça (APCOR) João Rui Ferreira told Lusa news agency.

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Italian Minister: Agriculture and environment must go ‘hand in hand’

By |november 24th, 2017|common agricultural policy, food quality, geographical indications, new plant breeding techniques, News|

Agriculture and the environment must go hand in hand, taking into account the role that each plays, Italian Minister for Environment Gian Luca Galletti told EURACTIV.com.

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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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State of the Union: Juncker snubs Poland, overwhelms Romania, Bulgaria

By |september 13th, 2017|Bulgaria, food quality, future of EU, Jean-Claude Juncker, Multi-speed Europe, News, Poland, Romania, Schengen, State of the Union|

Pro-European EU members Bulgaria and Romania were overwhelmed with attention in Commission President’s Jean-Claude Juncker State of the Union speech today (13 September). In contrast, Poland, l‘enfant terrible of the EU, was not mentioned a single time.

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EU demands protection of geographical indications in Brexit Britain

By |september 11th, 2017|CETA, food quality, geographical indications, News|

The European Commission has called on the UK to guarantee the protection of food products labelled with the EU’s geographical indications after Brexit.

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EU member states to take China to the court over fake geographical indications

By |avgust 11th, 2017|China-EU relations, feta cheese, food quality, free trade agreement, geographical indications, News, olive oil, Wine|

Eight member states of the European Union will take legal action against China over 25 counterfeit trademarks on the Chinese market that mislead consumers on the origin of products protected by the EU's geographical indications.

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Juncker pledges to end ‘unacceptable’ food discrimination

By |julij 27th, 2017|food packaging, food quality, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Robert Fico, Slovakia|

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday (27 July) promised Slovakia and other Eastern European member states he would help stamp out the "totally unacceptable" sale of lower quality food products in their markets.

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Quality schemes help EU producers break new markets

By |julij 24th, 2017|common agricultural policy, europol, export surplus, food quality, geographical indications, markets, News, Phil Hogan|

The promotion of geographical indications (GI) has helped EU products attract new emerging markets which seek quality food. However, Europol warns that fake GI products are on the rise across the EU and policy makers should not disregard the protection...

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European agri-food: How Spain and the EU ensure quality

By |julij 6th, 2017|food quality, News, PDO, PGI, protected denominations, Spain|

The European Union has put in place strict rules that govern food quality. The prestige this has created around the world has made the bloc competitive at the highest level. EURACTIV’s partner EFEAgro reports.

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