Commission proposes changes to bovine ID and beef labelling, April 2013


European rules on the tagging of bovine animals and on voluntary labelling of beef products are set to change in the near future. In 2012 the European Commission proposed various amendments to Regulation 1760/2000 which, in the wake of the BSE crisis, established a system for the identification and registration of bovine animals and laid down rules on labelling of beef and beef products. The European Parliament has also made its own proposals for the amendment of Regulation 1760/2000.

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