Agriculture and agri-food constitute, together, one of the EU’s main economic strengths. This broad sector is second only to the metal industry and accounts for 16% of European industrial turnover.This policy briefing looks at European agri-food trade and the surrounding data, policies, trends and trajectories.
NUTRITION & FOOD POLICIES: COMMISSION IS STILL UNDECIDED ON FRONT-OF-PACKAGE LABEL
During her intervention in front of the plenary session of the European Parliament, Health Commissioner Kyriakides stated that the Commission has not yet taken a decision on front-of-packaging labelling, refusing rumours that the Nutri-Score is the favoured option. Member Stated have decided to ban, starting in 2022, food additive E171 after consistent studies have underlined its dangers to human health.
In the Baltic countries, after lab-grown meat, start-ups are exploring the possibilities to create cell-based seafood.
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