Written Q&A to EU Commission – Citrus black spot

Question for written answer to the Commission Giovanni La Via (PPE) 11th September 2014 Subject:  Citrus black spot Citrus black spot is an endemic fungal disease from South Africa caused by the plant pathogen Guignardia citricarpa, which is now spreading to many European countries. This is an extremely serious matter, since it is one of … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Citrus black spot

EU to adopt and review SPS measures

Today I publish a guest article, written by my friend Francesco Montanari, Senior Associate at FARE (Food and Agriculture Requirements) and specialist in public affairs and relations, consultancy and legal counselling at EU-level, with particular focus on trade, labelling and food regulatory issues. A)      EU ban on citrus fruit from South Africa Early this December … Continue reading EU to adopt and review SPS measures