EU: New EU leek rules raise concern
New EU regulations stipulating the classification of leeks according to size and proportions have raised temperatures at UK organic pressure group the Soil Association. Since 1 March, all leeks on sale in the EU have been divided into two classes. Size is now determined by the diameter of the leek above the swelling of its neck; the white/ greenish part of the vegetable must meanwhile be at least 30% of its total length.
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