Prospects and challenges for the EU apiculture sector: extracts from the vote, extracts from the debate (28/02) and illustrative shots
Event date: 01/03/2018
During the EP plenary session (28/02-01/03 2018) in Brussels, MEPs debate (28/02) and vote on ways to better protect bee health, intensify the fight against honey counterfeiting, increase support for EU beekeepers and promote the benefits of honey consumption in the EU. Statements by Norbert ERDŐS (EPP, HU), Phil HOGAN, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Mireille D'ORNANO (ENF, FR). Sylvie GUILLAUME,EP Vice-President, opens the vote. The results are: 560 in favour, 27 against and 28 abstentions. Illustrative shots of the honey making process and honey products cutaways.