Parliament is expected to back Commission proposals to scrap a voluntary beef labelling scheme, where the red tape is deemed to outweigh the benefits. The draft legislation, to be voted Tuesday, will also update rules to take account of emerging technology in electronic identification of cattle, but does not support making such tagging compulsory at EU level for the time being.
Procedure: Co-decision (Ordinary Legislative Procedure), first reading
Debate: Monday 10 September
Vote: Tuesday 11 September