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

DG Agri study on the ‘State of play of agricultural interbranch organisations (IBOs) in the EU’

DG Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission has just released a study on the ‘State of play of agricultural interbranch organisations (IBOs) in the EU’ in the context of the current Common Market Organisation under Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013. Arcadia International together with Wageningen University and a network of national food lawyers (including … Continue reading DG Agri study on the ‘State of play of agricultural interbranch organisations (IBOs) in the EU’