Several supermarket chains in Europe are boycotting Brazilian beef in response to a report revealing major Brazilian meat producers like JBS S.A., Marfrig, and Minerva indirectly source cattle from illegally deforested areas in the Amazon.
Meat or not—the global meat substitute market is expected to rake in $8.1 billion by 2026.
The EU’s new Farm to Fork strategy marks a turning point in climate change legislation, setting forth principles to alleviate the environmental and social impacts of food production and food consumption
According to EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, the pandemic underscores the critical need for a more sustainable, self-reliant European food system, which the new Farm to Fork Strategy is designed to achieve.
Government policies and organizations are implementing programs that encourage and provide access to a diet high in fresh, nutritious foods.
The European Union urgently needs a common food policy to build sustainable food systems, says a recent report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). This shared policy would provide a common direction for food and farming systems in the Union, which suffer at all levels under the current model of production and agriculture.
Following ambitious European Union (EU) food waste reduction targets set earlier this year, the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste met to take stock of progress.
On April 18, 2018 the European Union passed the first ever European-wide legislation on food waste.
Key food and agriculture stakeholders are working together to develop an integrated food policy for Europe, intended to bridge the gaps of the EU’s fragmented food system