Consultation Session in Gozo: Organic Production and Labelling

12 December 2014

The Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC), in collaboration with the Agriculture Directorate (AD) within the Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change (MSDEC) and also the Ministry for Gozo, organised a consultation session in Gozo on the Proposal for a Regulation on Organic Production and Labelling of Organic Products, amending Regulation No XXX/XXX of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007.

This consultation session focused on how the EU is aiming to improve the legislation on organic production with various objectives, including; removing obstacles to the sustainable development of organic production; guaranteeing fair competition for farmers and operators and allowing the internal market so as to function more efficiently and; maintaining and improving consumer confidence in organic products.

The consultation session was held on Friday, December 12, 2014 at the Government Farm in Xewkija.

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