MEPs threaten to scrap organic talks, urge member states to move

Member state governments must show more willingness to compromise in the stalled negotiations on revised EU organic food legislation, MEPs have warned, with some wanting the Parliament to walk away if there is no deal at the next ‘trilogue’ meeting in March.

Lead MEP Martin Häusling has said he is ready to scrap the talks this spring if the Maltese EU Presidency cannot get governments to agree on a new Council position and move toward the Parliament position – with pesticide residue limits one of a handful

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