Participants to High Level Conference on Food Integrity and Authenticity endorsed a set of recommendations to promote integrity of products in the food chain June 29, 2016

Food operators call on the Commission and national authorities to recognise the private initiatives established to guarantee food integrity and authenticity in the food chain. Close cooperation amongst the authorities and food operators shall also continue and be strengthened to tackle food fraud. These recommendations to promote food integrity and authenticity in the food chain were endorsed by more than 100 participants during a high level conference organised by CELCAA, EURO COOP and UECBV and hosted by DG SANTE in Brussels on 24th June


Full report of the event can be found here. Link to the ppt presentation are included in the report, as well as pictures of the conference. The press release is available here. The set of recommendations is available here

CELCAA, the European Umbrella of the trade in agri-food and agri-commodities products welcomes the provisional application as it will increase market access for many EU agri-food products, protect the European GIs and provides a fast track process for SPS issues.
See the press release here and the infographic here.