European Union Moves to Label Products From Israeli Settlements

November 11, 2015 11:49 AM

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European Union Moves to Label Products From Israeli Settlements

LONDON — European regulators issued guidelines on Wednesday for the labeling of consumer products that are made in Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories and sold in the European Union.

European officials insisted the guidelines were not a new policy — merely a clarification of existing rules, made at the request of member countries — but Israeli officials quickly denounced the move as a form of discrimination and summoned the European Union’s ambassador to Israel, Lars Faaborg-And...

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