(Brussels, 5 July 2016) FoodDrinkEurope deeply regrets the decision by the European Commission announced yesterday to allow the French authorities to introduce a 2-year trial period for the mandatory labelling of origin for milk and meat ingredients in foods.
FEBA (European Federation of Food Banks), FoodDrinkEurope and EuroCommerce launched this morning a new guide to encourage and make it easier for food manufacturers and retailers to donate their food surpluses to food banks.
What does a circular economy mean for Europe’s food and drink sector? How does the industry help deliver a more circular economy? FoodDrinkEurope marked World Environment Day with the launch of a microsite titled ‘Ingredients for a Circular Economy’.
(Brussels, 2 June 2016) The report on “Technical solutions for sustainable agriculture” drafted by MEP Anthea McIntyre, and already endorsed by the European Parliament’s Agricul-ture Committee (COMAGRI), received strong backing by the Agri-Food Chain Coalition (AFCC ) at a dinner debate in Brussels on 31 May, just days before the final vote in Strasbourg next week.