15.1.2013   

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Official Journal of the European Union

C 11/88


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 2001/110/EC relating to honey’

COM(2012) 530 final — 2012/0260 (COD)

2013/C 11/25

On 22 October 2012, the European Parliament and on 4 October 2012, the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 43 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, on the

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 2001/110/EC relating to honey

COM(2012) 530 final — 2012/0260 (COD).

Since the Committee endorses the contents of the proposal, it decided at its 484th plenary session of 14 and 15 November 2012 (meeting of 14 November), by 150 votes nem con with 8 abstentions, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 14 November 2012.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Staffan NILSSON