Joint letter


Joint Letter to MEPs calling for a cross-party consensus on the #BECA report in the plenary vote

SAFE and other 11 organizations (Association of European Cancer Leagues, European Alcohol Policy Alliance, European Chronic Disease Alliance, European Institute of Women’s Health, European Public Health Alliance, European Public Health Association, EuroHealthNet, Smoke Free Partnership) sent a joint letter to the Rapporteur from the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA), MEP Prof. Véronique Trillet-Lenoir, and […]


Joint call for the inclusion of whole grain on FOP nutrition labelling

On 29th November 2021, the Whole Grain Iniative (WGI) sent a joint letter to the European Commission’s DG SANTE (Directorate General for Health and Food Safety). The WGI and its joined signatories, among which SAFE, are calling bon the European Commission to consider whole grain as part of its commitment to introduce Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling […]


NGOs call on the Commission and Council to reject restrictions on the labelling of plant-based products

On 22 February 2021, 21 NGOs including SAFE called on the European Commission and the Council of the European Union to reject the 171th and 72th Amendment of the European Parliament in the CMO trilogues. Amendment 171 would introduce unnecessary restrictions on the labelling of plant-based dairy products. Amendment 72 would introduce legal uncertainty that […]


EU NGOs suggest ways to promote nutrition in the CAP

On Thursday 3 September 2020, 6 European NGOs (including SAFE and EPHA, ECL, EHN, EMSA and EONS) sent an open joint letter to Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, suggesting 3 ways to havr the current Common Agricultural Policy pave the way towards more sustainable consumption and production of food. With this letter we recommend… Adding a […]


SAFE signs NGO Joint letter on the French Act on the transparency of information on agricultural and food products

In hope to prohibit the use, for products of plant origin, of names that have been typically associated with meat products and preparations, such as “steak”, “sausage” and “hamburger”, SAFE, together with nine NGOs reacted in an open letter to Executive Vice President Timmermans on the French Act on the transparency of information on agricultural and […]


F2F Strategy: NGOs urge the EC to halve per capita Food Waste at Farm level

Back in May 2020, we welcomed the publication of the European Commission’s Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy for a fair, healthy, and environmentally-friendly food system.  In this regard, SAFE and 9 NGOs (BirdLife Europe and Central Asia, the Ecologic Institute, the European Community of Consumer Cooperatives, the European Environmental Bureau, FeedBack, Health Care Without Harm […]


Joint letter to demand the removal of E171 from the EU list of permitted food additives

On 3rd May, SAFE and 8 EU NGOs (BEUC, CIEL, ECOS, EEB, FoodWatch International, HEAL, HEJ, WECF) sent a letter supported by 30 national NGOs to Vice-President Jyrki Kaitanen urging the European Commission and Member States not to oppose the French decision to ban the white colouring E171 (titanium dioxide), which has frequently been pointed […]