Food Law News - EU - 2009

Council Minutes, 16 December 2009

LABELLING - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers: Presidency Progress Report

The following is an extract from the minutes of the Council meeting (Agriculture and Fisheries) held in Brussels on 14-16 December 2009

Information from the Presidency

The Council took note of a Presidency progress report (16594/09) outlining the state of play in the negotiations on a Commission proposal for a regulation on the provision of food information to consumers. The examination of the draft regulation should continue during the incoming Spanish Presidency. The first reading opinion of the European Parliament is expected in June 2010.

A copy of the progress report is available on this site. See: Presidency progress report (16594/09)

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