Our Work - 4 July 2022

FARM TO FORK STRATEGY: MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

After several months of delay compared to the original publication date, the Commission published its legislative proposal for a revision of the sustainable use of pesticides directive, in order to make the F2F target of reduction of these products legally binding, but having the member states to find ways of applying it. Despite some member […]

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RESILIENCE - 2 May 2022

FARM TO FORK NEWS: FOOD SECURITY DIVIDES THE COMMISSION

While the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is going on in the East of Europe, agricultural markets are still suffering its consequences, notably in the price raise of fertilizers and the possible shortages on the cereal markets. The EU institutions are discussing alternative solutions to the short-term problems that the conflict is creating within the […]

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FOOD CHAIN - 5 April 2022

NUTRITION & FOOD POLICIES: TIME FOR A REAL EU NUTRITION STRATEGY

In the context of the French presidency of the EU and the upcoming French presidential elections, two French doctors called for the next President to establish a real, coherent, and efficient European nutrition strategy that should find its basis in education and, notably schools as a tool to address the obesity pandemic and reverse the trends in childhood […]

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FOOD CHAIN - 4 March 2022

NUTRITION & FOOD POLICIES: ITALY presents the NUTRINFORM

During the Plenary session of the European Parliament of February the House voted and approved the amended report on the EU Beating Cancer Plan: it considers all the steps of the diseases and the influence that diet and lifestyle have on health. In a presentation, Italian ministers for Health, Agriculture, and Foreign Affairs formally presented […]

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FOOD CHAIN - 3 February 2022

FARM TO FORK NEWS: FRANCE GIVES NEW IMPULSE ON MIRROR CLAUSES

January marks the beginning of the six months rotating presidency of the Council for France. French Minister for agriculture exposed its priorities on the legislative initiatives, namely the advancement of the reciprocity clauses in international trade, the sustainable use of pesticides, and the initiative on carbon cycles. Wageningen University published a second study on the […]

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FOOD CHAIN - 3 January 2022

FARM TO FORK NEWS: CARBON & SOIL STRATEGIES PUBLISHED

In the two past months the European Commission has proposed two legislative initiative packages, notably the Carbon farming initiative and the Soil strategy. The former is about creating a remunerative system for farmers to incentivise the stock of carbon into soil, borrowing the logic of the ETS system already into place; while the former is […]

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