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Mandatory origin labeling of unpackaged fresh meat approved


Jun 01, 2023

The German federal government has approved the implementation of food origin labeling presented by Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Cem Özdemir. The new regulation extends the indication of the origin of fresh, chilled and frozen pork, sheep, goat and poultry meat to non-prepackaged meat.

Previously, this was only required for packaged meat. Origin labeling is now mandatory for unpackaged beef.

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