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Poland warns trade agreements must abide by EU sanitary and food security standards

Wednesday, July 6th 2011 - 06:23 UTC
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Poland which currently holds the rotating chair of the European Union presidency warned that any trade agreements with third parties must strictly abide by the EU sanitary and food security standards. Read full article

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  • NicoDin

    Oh! I thought that EU likes free market and competition. Ha ha ha

    Jul 06th, 2011 - 09:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Forgetit87

    How come the European Union supposedly has such high standards for food security, yet it's the one exporting food bacteria to the world over?

    Jul 06th, 2011 - 02:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sheltie

    Poland is quite right to insist upon high food standards in Europe. After all, they've allowed us to trace the source of the seeds to Egypt. Apparently.

    Jul 06th, 2011 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Sounds reasonable to me.
    The additional costs bringing third party production and secondary systems in line with those required within the EU will be reflected in the prices paid to third party countries, and will therefore not massively impact on the prices received by farmers etc within the EU.
    Seems only right and just.

    Jul 07th, 2011 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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