EU food legislation is “sound”, and does not need to be extended in the wake of the current horsemeat scandal, the European Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, has said.

Speaking in the European Parliament on 28 February, Borg said that demands to bring in new legislation for food labelling were unfounded. He did say, however, that “problems exist with enforcement”.

Borg told members of the parliament’s environment committee that he still believed that t...

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