Mariann Fischer Boel, member of the European Commission responsible for Agriculture and Rural Development, said the organic food sector needs the support of good legislation, which would help build consumer awareness and trust.
The European Commission has pledged €38.9m in support of projects
to promote European agricultural products to consumers in the face
of a global open market, including organics, dairy, fruit and veg
Mariann Fischer Boel, Europe's agriculture commissioner, has
highlighted key area for the upcoming CAP 'Health Check', as the EU
gears up to making the common agricultural policy stronger and more
EU agriculture ministers this week voted unanimously in favour of
reforms to the Common Market Organisation for fruit and vegetables,
which is expected to improve competitiveness, reduce crisis-driven
fluctuations, and promote consumption.