EU: New meat labelling rules to be introduced from 1 July
On 1 July, new and stricter EU rules on labelling meat-based products will come into effect, in a bid to give consumers better information about what they are eating. A directive amending current EU labelling legislation to tighten up the definition of the term "meat" for the labelling of meat-based products entered into force on 1 January, with a six-month transitional period that is due to end on 30 June.
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