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The European Union exists to regulate, and therefore it regulates, as Descartes would have said; and in no area is that more true than in that of food law argue food law experts Kasia Wilk & Chris Whitehouse.
The European Union is not particularly popular at the moment, and many would like to repatriate a good number of powers – if not leave the Union once and for all. Food law is one of those areas that has been quite extensively dominated by the EU legislators in the past decade. Clearly not all the rules adopted at the EU level have done a great job, but many would argue that the internal market has been overall quite positive for both EU consumers and food businesses alike. Food products are traded extensively across the continent, and harmonised rules, if proportionate and balanced, can help to ensure costs are minimised for businesses while […]

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