Plant Harmful organisms in the EU – Annual report 2014

Article 16 (1) and (2) of Directive 2000/29/EC, requires that Member States immediately notify the European Commission and other Member States, of the presence or appearance of harmful organisms found on their territory or part of it, as well as the measures taken to eradicate or avoid the spread of the harmful organism concerned. This … Continue reading Plant Harmful organisms in the EU – Annual report 2014

Unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the business-to-business food supply chain

Question for written answer to the Commission - 6th November 2014 - Alyn Smith (Verts/ALE) Over the past month there has been a series of allegations made against the UK supermarket chain Tesco. The UK Government’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched an official criminal investigation into Tesco, taking over from an already existent investigation by the … Continue reading Unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the business-to-business food supply chain