Billions of euros worth of critically endangered eels are trafficked each year from Europe, ending up in China and Japan in what is "the largest wildlife crime on Earth," campaigners say.
The case was brought by Levola, which owns the intellectual property rights to a spreadable cream cheese and fresh herb dip called Heksenkaas.
The European Commission is proposing significant cuts in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to make up for the imminent departure of Britain as a financial contributor.
EU countries have voted for a near-total ban on insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, in what campaigners called a "beacon of hope" for the winged insects.
The European Commission wants to equip small and medium-size food suppliers and companies with more bargaining power against big retailers and food processors.