Commissioner wants double standard of food products on EU list of illegal business practices

02-02-2018

The European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Věra Jourová wants the double standard of food products in the EU to be put on the list of illegal business practices in the EU.¨The commissioner made the announcement at a press briefing in Prague on Friday.

This means that consumers would be in a position to sue a company over the practice. The list is to be reviewed by the Commission in April.

Meanwhile, a special working group made up of representatives from 15 EU member states is working on a control mechanism which would gradually root out the practice.