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Top EU Courts Makes Israeli "Settlement" Product Labeling Mandatory


Added 11-12-19 11:38:02am EST - “European Court of Justice ruling to impact food products from East Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Judea, and Samaria.” - Legalinsurrection.com

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European Court of Justice ruling to impact food products from East Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Judea, and Samaria.

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that goods produced outside Israel’s pre-1967 lines must be labeled as such, and may not be marketed as Israeli products. The judgment will impact food products imported into Europe from East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Judea, and Samaria, which the European Union does not recognize as Israeli territory.

“Foodstuffs originating in the territories occupied by the State of Israel must bear the indication of their territory of origin, accompanied, where those foodstuffs come from an Israeli settlement within that territory, by the indication of that provenance,” the top EU court declared on Tuesday morning.

The EU ruling comes after East Jerusalem-based Psagot Winery challenged an earlier French judgment ordering the labeling of “settlement” products.

“These regulations are discriminatory and serve only to lay out a red carpet for the BDS movement. Staying quiet is not an option. The only option is to fight,” an attorney representing the winery said.

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