02 June 1998
Product liability rules to cover agriculture?

THE European Parliaments Legal Affairs Committee will this week consider extending the 1985 product liability directive to cover primary agricultural products and game.

UNICE, the European employers organisation, says the committees general objective of strengthening consumer protection is not sufficient justification for radically extending the scope of the Commissions initial proposal on agricultural products and game.

  • Financial Times02/06/98 page 13