Food Law News - EU - 2004

Council Meeting, 21 June 2004

BEEF LABELLING - Council discussions on Commission evaluation of beef labelling legislation

[The following is an extract from the minutes of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting]

The Presidency noted that there was broad agreement among the delegations in support of the Commission document (8963/04) and its evaluation of Community legislation regarding beef labelling.

On the basis of today's discussion, the Presidency drew the following conclusions:

This report has also been presented to the European Parliament. When the Parliament has given its views, further examination by the Council may be necessary. However, that is for a future presidency to decide.

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