Food Law News - EU - 2012

Council Press Release, 23 January 2012

FOOD SAFETY - Presidency work programme: Food and veterinary priorities for next 6 months

The following is an extract from minutes of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.

Presidency work programme

The Presidency gave a public presentation on its work programme in the agriculture and fisheries sectors (5196/12).

For the Danish Presidency, the EU should promote the transition to a green economy and enhance its focus on sustainability. An agricultural sector that embraces environmentally, nature and climate-friendly farming methods is part of the solution. Similarly, action is to be taken to bring about a sustainable reform of the EU fisheries policy.

As regards food and veterinary issues the Presidency intends to work on:

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