There will be no new EU legislation on carcass classification in the sheep and goat meat sector

Published Jun 15, 2024

Tridge summary

The European Commission has published a report on the sales names and classification of carcasses in the sheep and goat meat sector, as per the Common Organization of Markets (CMO) of the CAP regulation. The report concludes that additional regulation is not necessary, and that the voluntary grading of sheep carcasses is sufficient. The community carcass classification grid will not be applied to goats due to the limited production. The report also favors a simplified approach for sales designation and received few responses and lacked interest from Member States.
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Original content

At the beginning of June, the European Commission published a report on the sales names and classification of carcasses in the sheep and goat meat sector. It was obliged to do so before June 30 under the regulation of the Common Organization of Markets (CMO) of the CAP. The objective of the report was to examine the current rules regarding carcass classification and sales designation in these sectors and to assess whether or not additional regulation in this regard was necessary. In general, Brussels concludes that it is not necessary to propose new legislation in these sectors. In particular, the authors state that the grading of sheep carcasses should remain voluntary so as not to unjustifiably increase costs and burdens. It is also argued that there is no need to apply the community carcass classification grid to goats, "because this production is very limited." Regarding the designation of sales, the community executive does not mention difficulties or systematic problems in ...
Source: Agropopular
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