Legal doubt over transparency in agri-food reform

The European Commission’s package of food law reforms will result in less transparency over the chemicals present in the agri-food chain, according to a legal opinion commissioned by the Greens

The European Commission’s package of food law reforms will result in less transparency over the chemicals present in the agri-food chain, according to a legal opinion commissioned by the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament.

Bondine Kloostra, author of the legal opinion, told reporters in Brussels on Thursday that an amendment to transparency provisions introduced by the Commission would exclude “any intellectual property right which may exist over documents or their content”.

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