EDA statement on facts versus myths on mandatory Origin Labelling (mOL)

The Food Information Regulation, requires the European Commission to examine the feasibility of mandatory origin labelling for milk and milk used as an ingredient in dairy products and for certain other categories of food. It requires specifically to verify the need for the consumer to be informed, the feasibility of the introduction of such measures and an analysis of the costs and benefits, including the legal impact on the internal market and the impact on international trade. This paper illustrates the facts versus the myths in advance of the report due by the European Commission.

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