QeA to EU Commission – Date of minimum durability on olive oil

The following Q&A with the EU Commission clarifies the EU position on the issue. Italy is imposing 18 months as maximum "best before" for olive oils, but the Commission is asking to amend the national legislation. If an olive oil will be too "old" and will lose its organoleptic properties (i.e. high levels of peroxides … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Date of minimum durability on olive oil

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Sale of food after “use by” date or “best before” date

Question for written answer E-009356/12 to the Commission Konstantinos Poupakis (PPE) (15 October 2012) Subject: Sale of food at reduced prices after expiry date Under new provisions for the transport and sale of products in Greece, a market decree which has not been in force for 20 years has now been revived making it legal to … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Sale of food after “use by” date or “best before” date