French Act on Transparency of agricultural and food products – Ban of “animal” terms on plant-based alternatives

On 5th June 2020 France notified to the EU Commission via TRIS system the "Act on the transparency of information on agricultural and food products". France deemed that the measure won't have a significant impact on international trade or the internal market. Therefore, lacking any reference to the mutual recognition principle, we assume it will … Continue reading French Act on Transparency of agricultural and food products – Ban of “animal” terms on plant-based alternatives

Application of the principle of mutual recognition on authorisations of plant protection products

In the following answer to a Member of the EU Parliament, the EU Commission did a useful recap of the applicable regime in the sector, quoting an ever useful guidance from 2014 about zonal evaluation and mutual recognition under of plant protection products under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. Question for written answer to the Commission … Continue reading Application of the principle of mutual recognition on authorisations of plant protection products