3 June 2015 | Renewable Energy | 6363 views

Monthly Farming Update June 2015

Policy issues 1 Proposals for mandatory country of origin labelling for dairy products have been rejected by the European Commission claiming that voluntary labelling would be more suitable as it would avoid a higher regulatory burden. 2 The Government has reappointed Liz Truss, George Eustace and Rory Stewart to the Defra team following the election. 3 The European Union has adopted 10 new authorisations of genetically modified organisms for food/feed use and 7 renewals of existing authorisations.