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New animal clone regs urgent, say MEPs

New animal clone regs urgent, say MEPs

By Rory Harrington

The European Parliament has urged Brussels to come up with new measures on animal cloning as a “matter of urgency” to secure consumers rights after a failure to reach an agreement on the issue six weeks ago derailed the entire novel foods regulation.

Stuart: MEPS showing ignorance

COOL discussions expose MEPs’ ignorance about food industry

By Rod Addy

Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) discussions exposed ignorance among Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) about the food manufacturing and supply chain, said Nick Stuart, Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate and Confectionery (BCCC) sector group chairman.

Novel foods progress may mean removing clones

By Jess Halliday

All is not well down on the novel foods farm. If food innovation in Europe is to thrive anew, MEPs and the Council need to get past the recriminations over the failed talks and remove the troublesome question of cloned foods from the negotiating table.


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