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Brexit report calls for food industry support

By Niamh Michail

The UK government must start investing in measures to support the food and farming sectors in case it fails to secure a free trade agreement with the EU, a parliamentary committee has warned.

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Commission crackdown on member state misuse of PDO

By Niamh Michail

The Commission has issued warnings to Denmark and Bulgaria over misuse of its protected designation of origin (PDO) scheme - "evidence of the EU's priorities", according to one legal expert.

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EDA: "It seems the EU does not need Brexit to end the single market"

Spain to introduce origin labelling for milk products

By Niamh Michail

As Spain becomes the latest country to bring in mandatory country of origin labelling for milk and milk-based products, the European Dairy Association (EDA) has blasted the European Commission's "laissez-faire" approach.

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Does Europe need a legal definition of natural food?

By Niamh Michail

With the US considering a legal definition of ‘natural’ food, does Europe need one too? It would increase clarity for a complex concept, but defining 'degrees of naturalness’ for origin, ingredients and processing may be better, say the researchers...

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