Food Law News - EU - 2001

Standing Committee for Foodstuffs, 15 February 2001 - Summary record

LABELLING - Opinion on a Commission Decision concerning a Draft regulation from the Dutch authorities relative to the labelling of poultry meat

In accordance with indent 4 of Article 19 of Directive 2000/13/EC, the Standing Committee was requested to give its opinion on a draft Commission Decision which called on the Netherlands not to adopt the draft regulation, unless substantial changes were made by applying it to all poultry meat, with certain exceptions, and changing the wording of the warning to consumers.

Following a tour de table, the Netherlands delegation agreed to the amendments requested in the Draft Decision.

The Standing Committee expressed a favourable opinion on the draft decision which had been submitted.

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