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[ 14/02/2014 ]
Horse meat: one year after -> actions announced and delivered

[ 14/02/2014 ]
Horse meat: Commission sets out recommendation for launching second round of EU-wide DNA testing plan

[ 06/05/2013 ]
Smarter rules for safer food: Commission proposes landmark package to modernise, simplify and strengthen the agri-food chain in Europe

[ 16/04/2013 ]
Commission publishes European test results on horse DNA and Phenylbutazone: no food safety issues but tougher penalties to apply in the future to fraudulent labelling

[ 15/02/2013 ]
Horse meat: Member States endorse the Commission's control plan to detect fraud in the marketing of foods

[ 15/02/2013 ]
Statement by Health & Consumer Policy, Tonio Borg, following the French authorities' announcement on their horse meat investigation

[ 14/02/2013 ]
Horse meat in food products: Commissioner Malmström welcomes Europol's lead role in investigations

[ 13/02/2013 ]
Statement by Commissioner Borg on the findings of horse meat in meat products containing different type of meat


[ 06/05/2013 ]
Speaking points of Commissioner Borg on the Animal & Plant Health Package

[ 13/02/2013 ]
Commissioner Borg proposes Member States a coordinated control plan on horse meat


[ 28/02/2013 ]
Commissioner Borg discusses the Horse meat issue with MEPs European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (short excerpt)

[ 18/02/2013 ]
Horse meat in the EU food chain- extracts from the exchange of views with Commission representatives and EFSA representatives EP Committee on Environment



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