Greenpeace’s report on certification schemes criticised as attacks on palm oil
18 Mar 2021
The recently published report “Destruction: Certified” by Greenpeace claims that many certification schemes, covering cocoa, coffee, biofuels, palm oil, soy, and wood, ...
Far From Transparency
05 Mar 2018
Last February 21st, the European Parliament’s Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs approved an amendment proposed by Italian MEPs Fulvio Martusciello and Alberto Cirio...
Food (labeling) fights
04 Dec 2017
Calorie and ingredient labels for alcohol and labels indicating the amount of fat, salt, sugar and other things in food are at the center of controversy. Read the full article on p...
Romanian MEP: EU needs food quality agency
13 Mar 2017
Food quality in Western Europe can differ greatly to what Central and Eastern European shops stock on their shelves. S&D group MEP Daciana Sârbu spoke to EURACTIV Romania abou...
EU aims to crack down on unsustainable palm oil and illegal logging
10 Dec 2015
In the next five years, the major European players, including Germany, want palm oil production to become 100% sustainable and to see an end to illegal logging. EurActiv Germany re...