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Food Safety

2013 PRM proposal

About the review

In 2013, the Commission reviewed the EU legislation on the marketing of seed and plant propagating material (SPPM) consisting of 12 basic acts.

Stages of the review

The review included an impact assessment accompanying the Commission's legal proposal to the Council and the European Parliament.

The draft Regulation was adopted by the Commission on 6 May 2013.

Public consultation

The Commission consulted the public on an 'option and analysis paper' in May 2011.

Action plan

The Action Plan (2009) uses the evaluation and conference conclusions as a basis.

Conference "Ensuring seed availability in the 21st Century"

The 2009 event discussed the results of the evaluation and ways forward.