Commission rejects EU dual quality foodstuffs law

The European Commission has rejected calls from Central and Eastern European member states for a crackdown on so-called ‘dual quality foodstuffs’ where the same branded product contains poorer quality ingredients in new countries that joined the bloc after 2004, compared to the versions sold in pre-2004 members.

Slovakia had requested that ‘dual-quality foodstuffs’ be discussed underat the July 17 Agriculture Council in Brussels, where it reported on aMay 30 meeting on the issue in Bratislava. 

TheCzech Republic, which is also concerned about the problem, took

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