U.K. Brexit Secretary David Davis said talks were making good progress, dismissing what he called "lurid accounts" in the media of crisis and breakdown.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gave MEPs his assessment before the vote, agreeing that there was not enough progress yet to move to the next phase.
"This period will be short and supervised, and will involve the full regulatory structure, as well as budgetary and legal conditions, and the role of the European Court of Justice".
The Commission has responded by saying it would work with Slovakia and other eastern member states in tackling what they see as the malpractice of second-class food products being sold by big Western multinationals on their home markets.
The UK wants to move on to discuss trade but the EU wants to settle terms of the divorce first, specifically how much Britain will pay for commitments made before it leaves, citizens' rights and Northern Ireland's border with the Republic which will become the only UK/EU land frontier.
She added: "I urge the negotiation teams to reach agreement on this quickly because we want you to stay".
"I abstained on the final vote on this resolution because I doubt how worthwhile it is for this Parliament to express an opinion now about the ongoing Brexit negotiations".
"The taxpayers of the 27 don't have to pay for the consequences of the decision that they didn't take", said Mr Barnier to rapturous applause.
It said MEPs were "of the opinion that in the fourth round of negotiations (held last week in Brussels) sufficient progress has not yet been made".
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Juncker's statement revealed a growing frustration within the European Union regarding the lack of clarity in the British position on Brexit.
The government should also be clear that it is prepared to allow WTO rules to take effect on the day Britain leaves the European Union - making a so-called "hard Brexit" - to give clarity to businesses and investors who are planning for the future, according to the Leave Means Leave campaign.
That the progress made to date has been insufficient was also a point made by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his address to the plenary session.
The time is running out for London to reach the "heads of agreement" on a future trade deal with the EU, according to the unnamed officials, who say that the United Kingdom is about to quit the union with or without the desired trade deal.
Mr Weber added that the "top question" at the moment is: "Who shall I call in London that speaks for the British government?"
The EU says its seven-year, trillion-euro budget should not be thrown into chaos by Britain's exit, but Britain says a reported ¤100bn exit bill is excessive.
"You heard the Prime Minister say very clearly in Florence that she envisages the transition period being run under existing arrangements - that was the phrase she used, "The existing rules", he said.
Robert Bell is a partner and head of the EU & UK competition team at worldwide law firm Bryan Cave.