Provisional agreement reached on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy
29 Jun 2021
On June 25th, 2021, a deal was finally found between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the EU Council on the reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP...
EC Vice-President Timmermans addresses the EU Climate Law in the European Parliament
24 Jun 2021
On 24 June 2021, European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans gave a speech on the brand new Climate Law in the European Parliament. On this occasion, he praised t...
MEPs call for stringent regulations on the use of “natural” claims for food products
11 Feb 2021
On 10 February 2021, a cross-party coalition of 31 MEPs sent a letter to Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, highlighting the misleading use of the term “natur...
The European Commission launches the EU sustainable code of conduct plans for food businesses
08 Feb 2021
The European Commission has taken its first steps towards launching a ‘code of conduct’ for actors along the food chain, as part of its aim to increase the sustainability of th...
#WeValueTrueNatural, a campaign from SAFE to call for a definition of ‘natural’
20 Nov 2020
In the European Green Deal, the Commission presented a strategy aiming at transforming the EU into a resource-efficient and sustainable society by 2050. One of the main initiatives...
European Commission publishes its chemicals strategy
14 Oct 2020
The EC published its new Chemicals Strategy on the 14th October (read it here). The EU chemicals strategy aims to address the cumulative and combined effects of chemicals, includin...
CSOs send Joint Letter to EU leaders calling for better alignment between the CAP and the EU Green Deal
01 Oct 2020
This Thursday 1st October, SAFE and more than 250 Civil Society Organisations sent a joint Open letter to the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, the Preside...
The European Commission unveils its Farm to Fork Strategy
20 May 2020
On 20 May at 12.00 CET, the European Commission unveiled its long-awaited Farm to Fork Strategy, along with other communications including a report on front-of-pack nutrition label...