MEPs have urged the EU to review the functioning of the food production chain, organize more checks and revise labelling legislation, following the disclosure of the recent food fraud cases, including the horse meat scandal.

As rapporteur Esther De Lange (EPP, NL) stated: «The first problem is a lack of comparable data, which means that it is difficult to get an exact picture of the problem. (...) However, we know that we are talking about billions of euros here. Organised crime is clearly ge...

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