To DG Trade
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
- A list of meetings and minutes of meetings since 1 October 2019 between DG Trade, the Trade Commissioner and the cabinet AND FoodDrinkEurope, COPA-COCEGA, and any representative of the food and agriculture industry in the United States on ‘pathogen reduction treatment’ of poultry, pork or beef.
- All written communication since 1 October 2019, including emails between DG Trade, the Trade Commissioner and the cabinet AND FoodDrinkEurope, COPA-COCEGA, and any representative of the food and agricultural industry in the United States on ‘pathogen reduction treatment’ of poultry, pork or beef.
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Access to Documents Team
Dear Mr Haar,
Please find attached the reply to your request for access to documents,
registered under reference GestDem 2020/1259.
According to our standard operational procedure, the reply is usually also
sent to you by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the
extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during to
the COVID-19 epidemics, which include the requirement for all Commission
non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to
follow this procedure until further notice.
We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present
e-mail by replying to [DG TRADE request email].
Head of Unit
DG TRADE.D.3 – Agriculture, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Market Access,
Directorate-General for Trade
e-mail: [email address]