Brussels, 21 Nov 2002
No. prev. doc.: 12689/02 ENV 539 AGRI 230 WTO 125 CONSOM 86 MI 194 CODEC 1192
No. Cion prop.: 12213/02 ENV 501 AGRI 213 WTO 110 CONSOM 79 MI 177 CODEC 1130
11496/01 ENV 418 AGRI 170 WTO 84 CONSOM 59 MI 199 CODEC 825
Subject: Amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms and the traceability of food and feed products produced from genetically modified organisms and amending Directive 2001/18/EC
Delegations will find annexed the text as it stands after discussion at the Environment Council of 17 October 2002, subsequent written comments by delegations on minor issues and the discussion of the proposal for a regulation on genetically modified food and feed in the Group "Friends of the Presidency".
Relevant articles from that proposal will be circulated after the discussion in Coreper this week.
The document will be discussed at the meeting of the Working Party on the Environment at 21 November 2002.
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