Israel is outraged over an EU move to label settlement goods – Veterans Today

Wine, for example, can easily be relabeled to get around the EU new changes

Wine, for example, can easily be relabeled to get around the EU new changes

… from  Press TV, Tehran

Who can tell where a chicken really came from?

Who can tell where a chicken really came from?

[ Editor’s Note:  The naysayers have always said the EU moves against West bank settlement exports would never go anywhere because the Jewish-Israel lobby in Europe would make sure that nothing serious would ever happen. They were wrong, but will never admit it.

Did the Jewish lobby disappear? No, of course they didn’t. But it does put on display that the all powerful image that no one can defy it is no longer accurate.

There is a lesson for all of us in this story, to learn everything we can from it as to how this was done politically. And secondly, we must openly support to the move to reward those who did the grunt work in pulling this off so others will be inspired to carry it further.

The Israelis are making their usual diplomatic huffing and puffing statements but we are not hearing, so far, any threats of retribution politically, or seeing the long overused anti-semitism smear being thrown out, an indication that the Zios have realized they have to save that for when they really need it.

Missed in all the reporting so far is that “relabeling” these products to disguise their settlement origin is something the Israelis can do if their government will look the other way. It would be a quiet way for the Zionist to get around the ban and the EU knows that.

Would the EU do anything in the case? That will tell us if this is real, or just for show. Plus, at the end of the day, these products are not banned from the EU, just labeled so consumers can choose not to buy settlement produced goodsJim W. Dean ]

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– First published  …  November 11,  2025

Huge settlement State subsidies and cheap Palestinian labor supports the occupation

Huge settlement State subsidies and cheap Palestinian labor supports the occupation

Israel is outraged by the European Union move forcing Tel Aviv to label products made in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. It came on Wednesday after the EU executive, European Commission, passed new guidelines for labeling the products, describing it a technical issue.

Under the guidelines, Israeli producers must label farm goods and cosmetics that come from illegal settlements constructed in occupied lands in case they are due to be sold in the European Union.

The Israeli Foreign Ministry released a statement slamming the move, which it regards as an effort to exert pressure on Israel over its settlements activities. It also summoned the EU ambassador to Israel.

“We regret that the EU has chosen, for political reasons, to take such an exceptional and discriminatory step, inspired by the boycott movement,” the statement said, referring to the international movement of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). 

The BDS Movement is a global campaign which uses economic and political pressure on Israel to comply with the goals of the movement — the end of Israeli occupation and colonization of Palestinian land particularly through illegal settlement constructions in the occupied Palestinian territories.

The Israelis are old hands at rolling around rules and regulations

The Israelis are old hands at rolling around rules and regulations

Much of the international community, including the EU, regards the Israeli settlements built since Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank including East al-Quds (Jerusalem) in 1967 as illegal because the territories were occupied, and they are hence subject to the Geneva Conventions, which forbid construction on occupied land.

European Commission vice-president, Valdis Dombrovskis, said the EU decision “is a technical issue not a political stance,” adding that the commission is providing guidance to “the EU member states and economic operators to ensure the uniform application of the rules on indication of origins of Israeli settlement produce.”

He further said that the labeling is related to consumer policy in the European Union, which does not back “in any form a boycott or sanctions against Israel.”

The EU envoy to Israel, Lars Faaborg-Andersen, also said the move is “an indication of origin, not a warning label.” Products made in the Israeli settlements account for a small portion of Israeli exports. However, labeling the goods has a symbolic meaning and could discourage consumers from a purchase.

The Israeli Economy Ministry, however, has said Wednesday’s decision will inflict a loss of about USD 50 million a year on Tel Aviv and affect fresh products such as grapes and dates, poultry, honey, olive oil and cosmetics.

The 28-nation bloc has already banned goods manufactured in the Israeli settlements from receiving customs exemptions.

Accusing the EU of targeting Israel, Yuval Steinitz, the Israeli energy minister, accused the bloc on Tuesday of “disguised anti-Semitism.” The Israeli regime accuses its critics of anti-Semitism.

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  1. Its a start but i would prefer sanctions .
    But the one good thing imho is the fact that the fabled power of the zionists is beginning to dissapate. Without the jews the zionists are nothing and will go the way of the dodo bird and it couldnt happen to a nicer group of satanists / psychopaths and criminals .









  2. it’s foolishness.
    izrahell needs to be declared a rogue terrorist “state” that terrorizes and supports terrorism.
    the “who-ish” lobbyists need to be asset stripped and deported, let them play politician in izrahell if they aren’t convicted of crimes worthy of locking them away
    ANTI CRIMINAL, is NOT “anti-semitic” and they are NOT “semite bloodline” at all either.









  3. “Accusing the EU of targeting Israel, Yuval Steinitz, the Israeli energy minister, accused the bloc on Tuesday of “disguised anti-Semitism.”” disguised anti-Semitism is just wrong… it should be out in the open for the world to see Israel as the pariah state it is.




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