2020-01-28

Germany grasps the nettle: labelling matters

Photo: Nicolas Castez An EU-level animal welfare labelling scheme that would inform consumers about the welfare of animals during food production was proposed by Germany at yesterday’s AGRIFISH Council meeting. Whilst the precise standards of any such label were not fleshed out, Eurogroup for Animals welcomes this acknowledgement that any effort to make the EU’s […]

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Amber light for animal welfare in the Green Deal

Photo: Omar Calderone Eurogroup for Animals is pleased to see that the proposed European Green Deal, which was revealed today, concedes that stricter standards are needed for farm animal welfare and identifies potential opportunities to tackle biodiversity loss and threats to wildlife. Now, though, we’d like to see specific information and ambitious proposals on how […]

The European Commission supports the production of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy

In a special report on the development of plant proteins in the European Union, the European Commission recognizes that plant-based alternatives are gaining popularity in Europe. In addition to providing details on the promising market share for meat and dairy alternatives, the report lists a set of recommendations and funding opportunities available to producers to […]