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Parliamentary question - P-004368/2019Parliamentary question

Conformity checks for products originating from Western Sahara

Priority question for written answer P-004368/2019
to the Commission
Rule 138
Heidi Hautala (Verts/ALE)

Member State competent authorities are responsible for ensuring that ‘conformity checks are carried out selectively, based on a risk analysis, and with appropriate frequency, so as to ensure compliance with the marketing standards’ (Regulation No 543/2011) for fresh fruits and vegetables. EU marketing standards for such goods require the indication, ‘legibly and obviously’ and the ‘legible and conspicuous’ display of information particulars, including country of origin (Regulation No 543/2011).

In light of CJEU judgment C-104/16 P, Regulation No 1169/2011, and Directive 2005/29/EC, can the Commission confirm that:

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