EU agri-food sectors as front runners of EU future
The 4th Edition of the Global Food Forum took place on the 2nd and 3rd of December in the European parliament (Brussels). An opportunity to draw orientations for the future of EU policies having an impact on EU agri-food systems including the Common Agricultural Policy.
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Posted on 12/05/2021 - By Eat Europe

The Regulation on transparency became effective since March 2021. It is supposed to improve the transparency of the risk assessment process that involves food approval. On the Front of Package Label, Italian agriculture minister took a clear/cut position against the NutriScore, defining it “idiot”. A member of the Wojciechowski cabinet also took a public position […]

Posted on 11/05/2021 - By Farm Europe

On April 29th the Commission published its study on the “Status of new genomic techniques under EU law and in light of the Court of Justice Ruling in case C/528-16” where it analyses the state of play of the debate on NBTs by interviewing Member States and stakeholders and concluding that the EU legislation on […]

Posted on 10/05/2021 - By Farm Europe

In the month of April 2021, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Romania, and France approved schemes to support the agri-food sector in coping with COVID-19 impacts.In Denmark, a scheme for mink farmers was approved to support mink farmers and related businesses in the context of the coronavirus outbreak, which led to the culling of millions of minks […]

Events
27/05/2021

New Genomic Techniques: opportunities and threats for the EU agriculture

Zoom, du 27/05/2021 14:00 to 27/05/2021 15:30

Following the publication of the European Commission’s study on the evaluation of the legal framework of new genomic techniques, Farm Europe organises a webinar with representatives of the European Institutions and scientists to stimulate the debate. You are cordially requested to register by sending confirmation to info@farm-europe.eu  You will receive the link to the virtual Zoom […]

05/05/2021

Europe & Food: Ensuring environmental, helath, and social benefits for the global transition

Zoom, du 05/05/2021 10:00 to 05/05/2021 12:30

Registrations here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TzN5J6AwQba5Op49J_EJyw

Blog
THE EUROPEAN UNION NEEDS A DATABASE TO ENSURE TRANSPARENCY AND TRACEABILITY OF RENEWABLE FUELS
Blog - Posted on 26/04/2021 - By Farm Europe

The potential for large scale fraud in Europe’s renewable fuels sector arises from the Renewable Energy Directive being designed in such a way as to give a market value to certain waste-based biofuels feedstocks – such as used cooking oil – of up to double the value of the least cost virgin vegetable oil alternatives […]

THE TAXONOMY DRAFT DELEGATED ACT – ONE SENTENCE MUST GO
Blog - Posted on 31/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

For those who are not familiar with the Taxonomy Regulation, it aims at “launching an ambitious and comprehensive strategy for sustainable finance with the aim of redirecting capital flows to help generate sustainable and inclusive growth”. A draft Delegated Act “establishing the technical screening criteria for determining the conditions under which an economic activity qualifies […]