Plant-based put forward in the EU’s 2022 promotional policy
06 Jan 2022
The EU will support the consumption of plant-based products as reported in the 2022 promotional policy published last December. The policy allocates 185.9 million euros to the prom...
NGOs call on the Commission and Council to reject restrictions on the labelling of plant-based products
22 Feb 2021
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 Parliamen...
UK health professions call for climate tax on food with high environmental impacts
05 Nov 2020
The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC) has recently published a report calling the government to impose a food carbon tax on all food producers by 2025 if they do not ta...
European Parliament rejects ban on ‘veggie burgers’
23 Oct 2020
On Friday 23 October, the European Parliament plenary session rejected AM165 to the Agricultural products’ list within the Common Market Organisation file of the Common Agric...
Joint Letter to Agri Commissioner calling for legumes and high-protein crops promotion in EU policies
29 Sep 2020
SAFE and 6 other organisations (Euronatur Foundation, the European Alliance for Plant-based Foods, The Vegan Society, the Good Food Institute, Compassion in World Farming, HealthCa...
MEPs urged to repel CAP amendments on denominations of plant-based products
28 Aug 2020
On 28 August 2020, SAFE and 34 other organizations urged Members of the European Parliament in a letter to oppose several amendments forcing the use of terms such as “steak...
EU pressed to address meat reduction, plant-based diet in new food policy
02 Mar 2020
SAFE and a coalition of NGOs urged to EU executive to address the issue of reducing meat consumption in the announced Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy. Meanwhile, a Green MEP has filed ...
NGOs address the proposal to ban the use of terms such as ‘veggie burger’ in the EU
25 Jul 2019
In an apparent attempt to undermine the growing success of plant-based alternatives to animal products, an amendment was adopted by the Committee on Agriculture (AGRI) of the 8th L...