Abstract: On October 26, 2015 the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has announced that it has added processed and red meat on its list of carcinogenic substances. Only three decades ago, read meat was categorised as one of the most valuable foods in most states’ nutritional guidelines. Now it is apparently a risk to […]
FARM TO FORK: JRC PUBLISHES IMPACT ASSESSMENT UNDER THE RADAR
While August has been a quiet month, July has seen some movements as regarding the Farm to Fork Strategy sponsored by the services of the European Commission. An unofficial impact assessment of the strategy has been published during the holidays considering the impacts of the targets on the EU agri-food markets, together with a report analysing the implementation of the “One Health” action plan on animal welfare and antimicrobial resistance; MEPs from ENVI and AGRI Committees agreed on amendments to the strategy texts, while in the Council of the EU consensus was found on the Organic Action Plan, during the first meeting under the Slovenian Presidency.
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