Unfair Trading Practices

Agri committee to meet food retail adjudicator

Agri committee to meet food retail adjudicator

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine is scheduled to meet with Christine Tacon, the UK’s Groceries...

November 5, 2019

General welcome for action on unfair trading practices

General welcome for action on unfair trading practices

Italian MEP Paolo De Castro has presented his draft report on the proposed Directive to fight unfair trading practices in...

July 10, 2018

Commissioner Hogan wants a stronger, fairer food chain in 2017

Commissioner Hogan wants a stronger, fairer food chain in 2017

The Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan has said that he is very pleased that as the year draws to an...

December 30, 2016

Calls made to appoint an independent Ombudsman to police the grocery sector

Calls made to appoint an independent Ombudsman to police the grocery sector

An Independent Ombudsman to oversee and monitor the regulations within the grocery sector needs to be appointed, according to Fine Gael TD and...

December 2, 2016

Overseas suppliers included in the UK’s Groceries Supply Code of Practice

Overseas suppliers included in the UK’s Groceries Supply Code of Practice

The UK’s Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon has said that her powers extends to overseas suppliers who feel they are...

December 2, 2016

‘Primary producers are often the weakest link in the food supply chain’

‘Primary producers are often the weakest link in the food supply chain’

Primary producers are often recognised as the weakest link in the food supply chain, according to the Minister for Jobs,...

December 1, 2016

New rules to tackle unfair trading practices needed – EU Report

New rules to tackle unfair trading practices needed – EU Report

New rules at EU level to tackle unfair trading practices and increased market transparency were among the recommendations of a...

November 14, 2016

Agricultural Markets Task Force to report to Commission in November

Agricultural Markets Task Force to report to Commission in November

The Agricultural Markets Task Force is due to report its recommendations to the European Commission in November, the Commissioner for...

October 21, 2016

EU farmers call for legislation to combat unfair trading practices

EU farmers call for legislation to combat unfair trading practices

As EU Farm Ministers meet in Slovakia this week, Copa-Cogeca has called for EU legislation to be introduced to combat unfair...

September 13, 2016

MEPs vote for Commission to tackle unfair trading practices

MEPs vote for Commission to tackle unfair trading practices

MEPs in Brussels have today voted for the European Commission to put forward proposals against unfair trading practices in the food...

June 7, 2016