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Catering: EC Law

Volume 462: debated on Monday 25 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for what reasons the catering industry is exempt from the EU Organic Food Standards adopted on 12 June 2007. (143956)

The Council agreed that it was not currently appropriate to consider EU standards for the catering sector and that instead, it should be left to the control of national governments. The Commission have undertaken to review this by 31 December 2011.