Consumer co-operatives: A retail force for a prosper & sustainable Europe [Promoted content]

By |junij 6th, 2019|circular economy, consumer co-operatives, EU food and consumers policy, European elections 2019, food policy, food sustainability, News|

For 175 years, co-operatives have successfully used commercial efforts to generate social value. Yet, their model is not sufficiently promoted. The Single Market & local communities will benefit if this changes.

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EU Kebab-ban? All smoke and no roast

By |december 12th, 2017|consumer protection, EU food and consumers policy, Food safety, Health, kebab, Meat, News, phosphate|

An objection aimed at banning phosphate from kebab meat, to be voted in the European Parliament on Tuesday (12 December), has started a Europe-wide controversy, fuelled by the EPP group and fake news. EURACTIV France reports.

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‘No second class consumers’: Juncker slams double food quality in the EU

By |september 13th, 2017|Consumer Choice Centre, consumer protection, Daciana Sârbu, dual food quality, EU food and consumers policy, food apartheid, food labeling, FoodDrinkEurope, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, SOTEU, Věra Jourová|

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticised double standards of food quality in his address to Parliament on Wednesday morning (13 September), saying that there should be no “second class consumers” in the single market.

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Italy’s fresh challenge to the EU on food labelling

By |september 11th, 2017|Canada, country of origin, EU food and consumers policy, food labeling, food law, Italy, News, pasta and rice labels, single market for food, WTO|

Italy is seeking to reintroduce a requirement to specify the production site on the labels of transformed food products, in fresh defiance of Brussels' food rules after unilaterally mandating country of origin on pasta and rice labels last August.

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Save our fries! Belgians say EU spares national dish

By |julij 20th, 2017|acrylamide, Angela Merkel, Belgium, Charles Michel, EU food and consumers policy, News|

Belgium's national dish, the deep fried potato sticks that much of the English-speaking world gallingly calls "French fries", has been saved.

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Hard cheese for soya and tofu as EU court bans dairy names for plant-based products

By |junij 15th, 2017|cheese, EU food and consumers policy, food advertising, Food labelling, News, Organic food|

Plant-based products like soya and tofu can no longer be sold with dairy-type names like milk or butter, the European Union's top court ruled Wednesday (14 June).

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Regulating consumers, ensuring public health?

By |maj 10th, 2017|Alcohol, e-cigarettes, EU food and consumers policy, Nanny State Index, News, public health, regulation, tobacco|

Soft drinks, food, tobacco, alcohol and e-cigarettes are among the most regulated consumer products in Europe.

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Slovak study fuels concerns about lower quality food in Eastern Europe

By |april 11th, 2017|agri-food sector, Daciana Sârbu, EU food and consumers policy, food quality, foodstuffs, News|

A new study carried out by the Slovak government has found significant quality differences in the same products sold in Slovakia and Austria.

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