EU Regulatory Bulletin April 2013
Following up the Horsemeat Scandal: DNA tests & labelling
The European Commission has adopted recommendations with a view to launch a coordinated control plan to establish the prevalence of fraudulent practices in the marketing of certain foods.
The European Commission issues new guidance on data protection and plant protection products
The aim of the guidance is to provide member states and applications with information to assist them in understanding and applying the legislation.
Member States remain divided on European Commission proposal for two-year ban on neonicotinoids
Some member states consider that further advice should be sought before taking action, others express their support for immediate action.