Dual quality food products guidance of the EU Commission – Now what?

Consumers from a number of EU countries and several governments (lead by Slovak and Czech representatives) recently complained that the quality of some products is lower in their home country when compared to products sold by the same producer and under the same brand across the border. The free movement of goods principle, in facts, … Continue reading Dual quality food products guidance of the EU Commission – Now what?

Evaluation and fitness check roadmap of EU consumer law

The Commission published today an evaluation and fitness check roadmap of consumer law. Plans for a Fitness Check of legal acts related to consumer rights and advertising were first announced in the 2013 REFIT Communication . The Commission Work Programme 2015 included, as one of the REFIT actions in the area of Justice, Consumers and … Continue reading Evaluation and fitness check roadmap of EU consumer law