Dec 15th, 2009 by ravi
BBC: Food labels advice change over Palestinian territories

UK food labels are set to distinguish between goods from Palestinians in the occupied territories and produce from Israeli settlements.

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Manuel Hassassian, Palestinian general Delegate to the UK, said: “We welcome this. We have been calling for this for two years, since we began lobbying major British supermarkets when we discovered that they were routinely selling products marked ‘produce of the West Bank’ which were in fact the produce of illegal settlements.

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