Spicing up EU-Indonesia food trade relations – The EU adopts emergency measures for Indonesian nutmeg

Today we have a most welcome return on our blog: Francesco Montanari, food lawyer in Lisbon and senior associate at Arcadia International, examining the EU emergency measures imposed on Indonesian nutmeg import. Early this January, the European Union (EU) has decided to step up the conditions for importing Indonesian nutmeg into its market. Nutmeg is … Continue reading Spicing up EU-Indonesia food trade relations – The EU adopts emergency measures for Indonesian nutmeg

Commission launches IT tool to boost cooperation on possible fraudulent practices

The European Commission has today launched a dedicated IT tool, on the ground of articles 34-40 Reg. (EC) No 882/2004, known as the Administrative Assistance and Cooperation (AAC) system to facilitate the exchange of administrative information between national authorities working to combat cross-border violations in Europe. In the wake of the horsemeat scandal of 2013, … Continue reading Commission launches IT tool to boost cooperation on possible fraudulent practices