Farm to Fork strategy softens stance on meat but backs alternative proteins

By |maj 22nd, 2020|animal welfare, coronavirus, COVID-19, cultured meat, Farm to Fork, meat alternatives, meat sector, News, plant-based diet, plant-based protein, Stella Kyriakides|

The EU's pivotal Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy, presented on Wednesday (20 May), softened its stance on meat compared to the previous draft versions but offered staunch support for alternative proteins, which campaigners said was the first step in the ri...

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New food policy to triple amount of agricultural land farmed organically by 2030

By |maj 20th, 2020|Copa-Cogeca, COVID-19, Farm to Fork, ifoam, News, organic, organic agriculture, Organic food, organic targets, seed sovereignty|

The EU's Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy has targeted 25% of agricultural land in the EU being organically farming by 2030, a three fold increase.

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Food security again under EU spotlight in the wake of COVID-19 crisis

By |maj 20th, 2020|COVID-19, Farm to Fork, Food security, Frans Timmermans, News, Stella Kyriakides|

The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on the EU's new food policy, as the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), presented on Wednesday (20 May), demonstrated a renewed interest in food security to ensure the supply during crises of any nature.

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Farm to Fork strategy aims to slash pesticide use and risk by half

By |maj 20th, 2020|alternatives to pesticides, biological pesticides, biopesticides, ECPA, Farm to Fork, News, organic farming, pesticide action network, pesticide reduction, pesticide targets, Pesticides, Stella Kyriakides, sustainable farming|

The long-awaited EU Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy published on Wednesday (20 May) unveiled a highly anticipated 50% target for the reduction of pesticide use and risk.

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Commission upholds highly ambitious targets to transform EU food system

By |maj 20th, 2020|Farm to Fork, fertiliser, Frans Timmermans, News, pesticide, Stella Kyriakides, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

After several delays, the EU's new flagship food policy was finally released on Wednesday (20 May), confirming the aspiration of the EU executive to transform the European way of producing, distributing and consuming food.

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What has COVID-19 changed for the EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy?

By |maj 15th, 2020|Farm to Fork, News, sustainable food|

What has COVID-19 changed for the EU's Farm to Fork Strategy? Nothing apart from underlining the urgency of transforming our food systems, write Nick Jacobs, Celia Nyssens and Nikolai Pushkarev.

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CAP budget increase, state aid, no mandatory labelling in F2F

By |maj 14th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, argifood, Biofuels, CAP, CAP buget, CAP reform, Farm to Fork, insects, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, nutriscore, State aid, Stella Kyriakides|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Agriculture Commissioner backs Poland’s plan to hike CAP spending The EU’s Agriculture Commissioner,...

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Insect-based foodstuffs hold ‘enormous potential’ for EU sustainability goals

By |maj 13th, 2020|animal feed, circular economy, Farm to Fork, food waste, foodstuffs, insects, News, organic agriculture|

With the presentation of the long-awaited Farm to Fork strategy due in the coming days, EURACTIV took a look at the potential that insects hold for contributing to the goals of the strategy and creating a more self-reliant, sustainable food system in t...

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Organic regulation postponement, new F2F date confirmed, agritourism struggles

By |maj 7th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, agritourism, convergence, coronavirs, COVID-19, crisis reserve, EFSA, Farm to Fork, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, organic regulation, Pesticides, tourism|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Commission urged to hold off new rules on organic products Backed by the...

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New EU food policy to be presented in two weeks

By |maj 6th, 2020|COVID-19, Farm to Fork, food policy, News, sustainable food, timmermans|

After being delayed twice, the European Commission is ready to unveil on 20 May its much-awaited food policy, the Farm to Fork Strategy (F2F), according to its weekly 'indicative' agenda.

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