Any produce made in Israeli-occupied West Bank settlements must be labeled as such so that the European consumer isn’t misled by the generic ‘Made in Israel’ tag, a top EU court said in a landmark ruling.
The EU’s top court ruled Tuesday that food products from occupied Palestinian territories must be labeled as such, drawing an angry response from Israel which slammed a “double standard.”
Human Rights Watch welcomes ruling that requires EU member states to comply, while opponents brand the new regulations ‘a new kind of yellow star’
The European Union’s top court has ruled that all food products made in Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory must carry special labels saying where they were made.
Israeli settlements stand contrary to international law, and consumers must know a product’s provenance, the ECJ rules.
European court of justice says origin must be identified in decision likely to anger Israel