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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... laying down rules for the application of Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) N° 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers, as regards the rules for indicating the country of origin or place of provenance of the primary ingredient of a food where different to that given for that food
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Government of Canada (Canada)
The Government of Canada welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on Commission Implementing Regulation on the provision of voluntary indication of origin or place of provenance of foods. Please find attached feedback submitted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on behalf of the Government of Canada.
Fachverband der Lebensmittelindustrie (Austria)
Der Fachverband der Lebensmittelindustrie bedankt sich für die Möglichkeit, zu dem Entwurf für eine Durchführungsverordnung zu Artikel 26 Absatz 3 der Verordnung (EU) Nr. 1169/2011 Stellung zu nehmen: 1.) Anwendungsbereich (Erwägungsgründe 6, 7 und 8; Artikel 1) • Handelsübliche Bezeichnungen („customary names“) und Gattungsbezeichnungen („generic names“) - Erwägungsgrund 8: Wir begrüßen die im Entwurf getroffene Ausnahme von handelsüblichen...
With 1.6 million members, Coldiretti is the main agricultural organization in Italy and across Europe, representing the absolute majority of Italian farmers. Coldiretti considers that the draft implementing regulation laying down rules for the application of Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) N° 1169/2011 is not giving an answer to the requests of citizens for a total transparency through the mandatory labelling of origin of food. This draft is...
The Danish Brewers' Association (Denmark)
The Danish Brewers’ Association, representing the Danish brewers and producers of soft drinks and bottled waters, thanks the European Commission for the opportunity to provide feedback on the draft Commission Implementing Regulation on Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011. The Danish Brewers’ Association is a member of The Brewers of Europe and UNESDA, the European federations representing the European brewing industry and the...
SAFE - Safe Food Advocacy Europe (Belgium)
SAFE welcomes this initiative and thanks the Commission for allowing Consumers’ Organisations to express the collective EU consumers’ opinion on this matter. SAFE supports a mandatory Country-of-Origin Label (CoOL) as it is better for consumers. While SAFE appreciates the fact that this much-awaited proposal was finally published, we would like to point out the following elements that are worthy of concern: _ The voluntary character that...
Cogeca (EU agri-cooperatives) (Belgium)
Copa and Cogeca believe that the primary goal of food labelling is to provide consumers with coherent and transparent information to enable them to make informed choices. We, indeed, acknowledge that consumer demand for information on the place of the origin of food is becoming increasingly important to consumers and that there is significant potential for consumers to be misled. Recent consumer research has shown that local provenance is...