Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 362 (Oct)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Fifth Chamber)

Judges La Pergola (acting as President of the Fifth Chamber), Jann and von Bahr (Rapporteur)

Judgment Dates: 24 October 2002


European Communities - Environment and consumers - Consumers - Protection of public health - Presence of Listeria monocytogenes in smoked fish - Entitlement to impose zero tolerance policy.

The Case

Neither Council Directive (EEC) 91-493 nor arts28 and 30EC precluded the application of national legislation which laid down a zero tolerance policy for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in fish products which had not been chemically preserved.

Practice Areas

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