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2. How is this labelling maintained if the seed is passed on or if seedlings are sold (e.g. special packages or
stickers in the case of sale to private or commercial users)?

3. Is the intention to revise the varieties directive so as to guarantee labelling pursuant to the novel food
regulation?

(1) OJ L 43, 14.2.1997, p. 1.

(98/C 60/161) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2151/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(23 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Labelling information

What sort of information should the labelling provide, and in what form?

(98/C 60/162) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2153/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(23 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Submission of DNA reference samples by applicants for a product

Is there any provision for manufacturers of genetically engineered food to submit to the supervisory bodies the
information they need to perform their tasks (e.g. information on the detailed structure of the genetically
engineered matter)?

(98/C 60/163) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2155/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(23 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Form and content of labelling

1. What form will the labelling take for goods sold loose (e.g. fruit and vegetables)?

2. What form will the labelling take for processed goods, which consist largely of products for which labelling
is obligatory (e.g. preserved products and tomato concentrate)?

3. What form will the labelling take for processed goods which consist only to a limited extent of products for
which labelling is obligatory (e.g. ready meals with many additives)?

4. Have any proposals already been made for the form of labelling for the products under 1, 2 and 3, and what
information is to be provided in each case?

(98/C 60/164) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2157/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(23 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Form and content of labelling

Is there any provision for involving national authorities, consumer associations and environmental groups etc. in
making and discussing proposals before the form of labelling is finally agreed?